Santa wears specs

Santa wears specs

Santa wears readers in our house. This 2019 edition to his wardrobe owes little to his deficiencies and everything to ours. Two of us have terrible eyesight and a vain inability to keep track of our glasses…because they’re only on our actual heads when we absolutely have to strap them on. Otherwise, you’ll find dime [...]

Through a new lens

Through a new lens

I spent the morning of my 51st birthday wearing camouflage and hunkered down on the edge of a cornfield. Holding my heavy camera still, eyes trained on the distant stalks, I tried very hard not to laugh at the shrill screech of my husband's turkey call. From the top of my messy hair, stuffed carelessly [...]

Shop is a four letter word, am I right?

Shop is a four letter word, am I right?

My Grandmother, Dorothy Fey, liked nothing better than gathering her girls, dressing up and heading into downtown Cincinnati for an afternoon of shopping. She'd happily roam McAlpins and Pogue's, celebrating the day's haul by taking her companions to the Ice Cream Bridge, which connected the latter store's fourth and fifth floors. A legendary shopper, Grandma [...]