In Loving Memory


  The following was written by my daughter Suzette, in honor of her granddaddy, and was read at his funeral: ------------------------------ America's Greatest Generation showed us quite a few honorable ideals to imitate. Of that number, one in particular has captured my attention and has earned a place of greatness in my heart -- Thomas Burt. He gave honor to whom honor was due, as shown by his high regard for brave American soldiers before, during and after his own time on … [Read more...]

The Challenge of Photo Editing


I love to take a photograph straight from a digital camera and make it more beautiful by editing it.  It can be very frustrating and defeating though when I just can't make it work.  But when I can, it's very rewarding.  Take this photo for example from Tim and Suzette's wedding.  James and Kelly, who are very good photographers, took this shot in our church sanctuary.  After seeing photos from several weddings taken in our sanctuary, I am beginning to wonder if ANY camera can get a good … [Read more...]

Suzette’s Bridal Shower


Saturday was Suzette's bridal shower.  It was held on the lawn at our home church.  Jessica worked hard to make it a lovely event, and she was successful!  Heather was the perfect speaker.  She is THE most gracious lady I know.  She shared precious words of marriage wisdom with Suzette, and with all of us. I would write more, but I don't have time!  Here are only a few of the many pics:   … [Read more...]