On the first day God made Hawaii, then he made jet lag!

View from the top of Diamond Head There are times and places where God’s hand is so evident that it takes your breath away. A 10 day cruise of the Hawaiian Islands has left me gasping for air. So did the climb to the top of Diamond Head. They said the climb would take 45 minutes. We did it in …

Who stole spring?

For the last week it has been close to freezing or below in Tennessee. The trees had just started to show there new spring fashion when the cold hit. The coldest temperatures on record. The morning after the deep freeze, the beautiful green that had replaced the gray of winter was gone. Everything was brown again. It was devastating to …

A rose is not just a rose

Sometimes a cheap camera is all you need to find out that a rose is not just a rose. Randy Elrod demonstrated this when he captured this beautiful photo of two roses in a shaft of sunlight. What did you see in his photo? Did you see Just two roses? If that is all you saw, you missed so much. …

Ken’s secret life

I guess it’s time to confess that I am a secret amateur artist. I love doing watercolor paintings. Years ago I made extra money to finish college by doing oil paintings and then I put down the brushes for almost thirty years. Recently I investigated watercolor and was hooked. Like life, watercolors are unpredictable. One has to learn to make …