Family Vacation

Friday Photo – Disconnected

For at least 33 years our family has traveled to Lake Taneycomo for a family vacation. On occasion we have arrived to a lake is disarray.

Sometimes the lake was “turning over.” On other occasions abnormal rainfall or floods left the lake full of debris.

It was not uncommon to see pieces of boat docks floating downstream. I could not help but think of those disaffected by the experiences of life feeling disconnected from life-giving relationships.

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Friday Photo – Forsyth, MO Fair

On the bank of Bull Shoals Lake and adjacent to Swan Creek rests the Taney County Fairgrounds. Tommie, Jason, and me walked through the grounds. I am sure Tommie took some better photographs than did her dad. But here are a couple offered in black and white to give the accompanying feel of this small town fair.

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Friday Photo – Seeing Double

During our recent Family Vacation we took a boat ride with the cameras. There were plenty of Herons on the lake. These two were among about four who appeared to be stalking the shallows. I have a weakness for reflections and this shot gives the eye a good bit to explore in both the objects and their reflections.

Click the read more for not only the larger version but also a shot titled, “Dry Docked” as a bonus double for this Friday Photo. Enjoy. Read More