Phreddie Spider’s Web: “Family Circles” – 1.002

George awoke that day without a thought. Without thoughts to confuse him, he did what people of great purpose do — he left home. As George closed the door to his bedroom, a singing voice refrained, “Tell us what you see — Far away forgotten Lands where empires have turned back to sand.” Wincing at the picture of his Induction…

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La Tormenta de Reyes

My 77 year-old mother arrived in Spain on January 4th. I am proud of her sense of adventure. Her trip to Europe began in Frankfurt, Germany, where she visited her granddaughter who is nearing the end of her first year of military service. Mother does not speak German or Spanish or any other “foreign” language. Furthermore, she has never traveled…

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Phreddie Spider’s Web: “At Rest” – 1.001

Morning sun spread across the lens revealing a renewed pattern of crossed silk strands. They gazed through the lens, sight obtained, and recorded. The lens looked toward a four-lane highway, vehicles moving east and west. Peering through the silky strands, vehicles were pointed east, toward the lens. As they sped to and passed, the sun lowered itself and created the…

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