Two nights ago, Lance took some photos of the moon just before it became a “blood moon.” This was about 9 p.m. Arizona time, and we could just see a rosy haze rising due to refracted light.
He didn’t think they’d turn out, but…well, I’ll let you be the judge.
He’s been snapping dozens of elk, deer, javelina, and bird pics too…but this total eclipse only happens once in a… quite a few years.
I’ve neglected blogging for the past few weeks, and could explain that I’ve been head over heels into my next WWII story featuring the POW camp in Algona, Iowa. But that would sound like an excuse, so I’m just starting in again…hopefully you’re all in a compassionate frame of mind.
The good news is that I am approaching…not there yet, but CLOSE to completing this final (I HOPE!!) edit of a manuscript that has given me some surprises and frustrations along the way. Aren’t things supposed to become easier with practice???
And just for good measure, here are a couple more pics from our day trip to Sedona.
I love the way the background and foreground integrate. Reminds me of how the main characters and secondary characters in a novel complement each other.
Each of their personal stories shares a common premise. It stands to reason that during war, that premise may become even more complicated than normal.
Picture a small midwestern town chosen to host hundreds of Nazi prisoners…many of them from Hitler’s elite SS, taken captive in North Africa. What would it be like to guard them…to provide milk, eggs, and other essentials to feed them, knowing that chances are slim Allied prisoners were being treated according to the Geneva Convention?
Doesn’t this sound a little complicated? Stay tuned – ALL FOR THE CAUSE is on its way!