The Unexpected Gift…

Yes – I made someone cry, but it’s not what you think… For two months in 2014, I restored historical photographs of nuns who served as school principals, teachers, and housekeepers in the small community of Nazareth, Texas for a forthcoming history publication of the Holy Family Church in Nazareth. From 1915 – 1990 these…

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The Character of a Juniper Tree

Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. – Abraham Lincoln  This New Mexico juniper tree is estimated to be over 400 years old.  Its intertwined bark captured my eye along the trial long before I arrived to see…

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