Don’t forget the papyrus

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I wonder when string tied around a finger began symbolizing a need to remember something. Maybe it started way back in Egyptian times when some queen took a piece of papyrus and tied it around her little finger as an ornament. Some scribe happened to see her and PING!…

…The light in his head went off, and he suddenly remembered that he had forgotten to take the papyrus pulp out of the water where it was soaking to make parchment for the pharaoh.

He ran back to the Nile and Continue reading

Wedding Portraits…and Awards

IMG_1137A year or so ago, my niece got married.  Her dress was stunning; she was gorgeous; her groom was handsome; the reception hall looked amazing.  But…this photo is the best one I have to remember that wonderful day.

This is also my niece…but not the one that got married.  She took my camera and kept herself entertained taking pictures. Seriously, her pictures were much more exciting than mine (which amounted to a blurry one of Continue reading