Critter Haven Vero Beach

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Close relatives of mine live in Vero Beach, Florida – on the Treasure Coast, roughly midway between Miami and Daytona Beach. I’ve spent a fair amount of time there, yet not until yesterday was I aware of a place in town called Critter Haven. This is a wonderful sanctuary for “used and abused” animals…and it … Continued

Teacher Appreciation – Teacher Recognition

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The end of the term is nearing…our personalized teacher appreciation plaques are a nice way to thank educators in a tangible way. Appropriate for Sunday School teachers, Bible class leaders, parochial school teachers and staff, or VBS staff!  

Flags In

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Every year, members of the 3rd United States Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) decorate each of the graves at Arlington National Cemetery with flags for Memorial Day. This moving and solemn tradition is just one of the many ceremonial duties for which The Old Guard is responsible (for example, it’s the 3rd US Infantry that … Continued

Personalized Gift for Father – Unique Father’s Day Gifts

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Father’s Day is June 15th….right around the corner! If you’d like to give your dad something unique (without breaking the bank), check out our collection of personalized keepsakes for Father’s Day. This is one example: Each piece is created using premium museum-quality materials. Why does that matter? It means your gift will look just as … Continued

May….The Sweetest Month

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While there is beauty to be found throughout the year, the month of May is extraordinary. Oaks, maples, birches and their other deciduous cousins come alive – sometimes in a matter of days – and there is suddenly shade! New leaves unfurling and growing rapidly now provide a lovely canopy in a million shades of light green. … Continued

Psalm 118:27

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The Lord is God, and he has made his light shine upon us. Psalm 118:27  Good morning! As daybreak gets earlier and earlier, it’s now just after 4am when I must hit the road to get myself over to the shore and in position for daybreak shoots. That said, now that the persistent pre-dawn chill … Continued

Sweet Springtime

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Spring makes its own statement, so loud and clear that the gardener seems to be only one of the instruments, not the composer. ~Geoffrey B. Charlesworth

Great is Thy Faithfulness

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Great is Thy faithfulness! Great is Thy faithfulness! Morning by morning new mercies I see; All I have needed Thy hand hath provided— Great is Thy faithfulness, Lord, unto me!

Let the Outside In

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Red Letter Day!!! This is the first time since last autumn it’s been warm enough to open a window in the studio. Hello, Spring!