Today was Father's Day in the U.S.. Some of the family, including Gracie,  went for a little hike on Big Bald Rock which is about an hour from where we live.  It is a large granite dome, reminds me somewhat of Yosemite...but no crowds.  I will describe the photos as we go. (First of all, [...]

The recent death of "The Greatest," Muhammad Ali reminded me of something I learned many years ago...how perfect always seems to come from imperfect. I spent my childhood watching Muhammad Ali's boxing matches, many of them available for free through television, especially before the 3 1/2 years he wasn't allowed to box.  I found his [...]