Monday, August 29, 2016

johnny jett's chapel

Johnny Jett is a member of the "Barnwood Builders' reality show. He is responsible for the promotion of re-purposing an dilapidated antique log cabin into a rebuilt structure made into a  log cabin chapel. The stain glass windows came from an abandoned church ready for demolition.

friar alessandro

Alessandro Brustenghi (born in AssisiItaly in c. 1978) is an Italian Franciscan friar and a tenor singer of religious music. He is also the first religious brother to land an exclusive record contract with a major record label. His income goes to charity.

jpr: This hymn was sung at my maternal grandmother's funeral service at her request.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Dog under tree


On hot tropical day, I puts my dog on a line under his favorite tree. He has scratched a hole where he keeps contently for hours. Similarily, my brothers dog, Penelope goes stright to her tree as they walk out the door.

Saturday, August 27, 2016

foggy appalachian creek

Refreshing cool dawn after a hot steamy 90+ degree day.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Sister's of charity cemetery at seaton hill

This cemetery , Est 1889, serves the nuns who died  in the order of Mother Seaton's Sisters of Charity. There are over 890 graves in recent count. Mother Seaton died in 1821, and was buried in Emmitsburg, Pa.  Her legacy for that era rivals Mothers Theresa, and Angelica of the 21st century.

Yesterday our beloved aunt, Sr Helen Elizabeth McElwain age 92 yr 9 mo, was interned there after 75 yrs in the convent.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

The buddha

"You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger. "

Reportedly, the actual face of the Buddha was sketched by one of his students some 500 yrs before Christ.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Meeses in trouble

stuck in swing set