The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. [Ps. 19:1]
We made our obligatory stop at the aptly named Souvenir City where the kids posed for pictures inside the shark's mouth and on the pirate ship facade. There's also a picture of Mittens meeting the hermit crabs. Afterward we went to the Foley Railroad Museum and O-gauge model train. Admission is free! We all loved … Continue reading Pirates and Trains
Naturally I took my knitting on vacation: some WIP and the materials for some new projects. I finished an entirely new project, the light taupe sweater and bonnet you see above. I like the way it looks, but it will be much better after blocking and buttons. I made it out of two balls of … Continue reading Vacation knitting
I haven't shared many close-focus photos lately so...
5 I am the Lord, and there is no other, besides me there is no God; I gird you, though you do not know me, 6 that men may know, from the rising of the sun and from the west, that there is none besides me; I am … Continue reading From the rising of the sun
Mittens woke me very early. Well, the thunder woke me first, I'm guessing around 4. Mittens woke well before dawn and when I finally got her back to sleep and looked at the time it was 6:20. I quietly got up and dressed and went out to watch the sun rise. It rose, but it … Continue reading Sunrise Rainbow
The morning started with thunderstorms: We attended Liturgy at St. Athanasius Greek Orthodox Church in Gulf Shores. Everyone was so welcoming, especially Fr. Sasa. I hope if you're in the area over a weekend you'll attend. They were celebrating the leave-taking of the Elevation of the Cross so everyone was given basil from the cross … Continue reading Sunday
You wouldn't believe how many pictures I took of the sunset last night. I had the opportunity for a solitary walk on the beach and took photos to my heart's content. A trio of small planes flew off into the sunset and then back again (I shared those photos last night). A thunderstorm had drifted … Continue reading O Gladsome Light