Archive | April, 2010

Pic of the Month: April ’10

Genuine smile Candid photography is taking informal portraits–photographing a subject without them knowing or having the opportunity to prepare or pose. Power and added emotional impact comes when those candid shots have the subject looking at the camera, expressing inward joy with a natural smile. Perhaps taking these kind of pictures comes naturally for you, […]

Dare to Say

“To know how to say what other people only think,is what makes men poets and sages;and to dare to say what others only dare to think,makes men martyrs or reformers.”–Elizabeth Rundle Charles in Chronicles of the Schonberg-Cotta Family, XIV,(a biography on the life of Martin Luther).

Eat Mor Chikin!


I still remember my very first Chick-fil-A sandwich. I was sitting on a stone wall with a group of friends in Knoxville, TN. Someone provided lunch and I opened my bag to see a genuine Chick-fil-A sandwich. It only took one bite. Despite the fact that we were in a hurry and I was absolutely […]

Life’s Railway to Heaven

Aunt Vickie has always been an encouragement to me in my piano playing. The other day she asked if we would post a video of me playing something so I found this little clip of “Life’s Railway to Heaven.” Jonathan took it while we were staying at the McEntires house on our recent Florida trip. […]

When the Stelzls Stay with the Staddons …

The Stelzls also have a Jonathan and a David!

…Amazing things happen! Almost as soon as they arrived, the potato planting project came into full swing. Two rows were planted much to Michael’s satisfaction and such diligence was displayed that there was enough time afterward for volleyball. The next day and the next were again sunny and warm. Work and relaxation were both enjoyed […]