To Jo on our 43rd

To Jo on our 43rd anniversary, Three years ago Jo and I celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary and had a blowout of weekend celebrations. Well, it was a big deal for us anyway. For those of you who know me, the way I communicate is through photos, music and videos. For our formal celebration I…

Old Mill in Pigeon Forge

Old Mill in Pigeon Forge, originally uploaded by QuakerVille. This is a beautiful summer picture of the Pigeon Forge mill. This mill was originally built-in the early 1800’s as an iron forge mill which defined the city name. This same building has also been a grain mill, electricity generator building, and Iron foundry. Currently, as…

Tennessee Log Cabin

It is getaway time. This year, as we celebrate our 40th anniversary, Jo, my wife, and I are doing something special. We are staying in a little log cabin along the Little River in Townsend Tennessee, the gateway to the Smoky Mountains. Just two weeks after our anniversary weekend blowout parties I decided to make…

Purity

Purity, originally uploaded by QuakerVille. White birds with long white feathers have been admired for hundreds of years. In the mid to late 1800s these beautiful white birds were hunted for their feathers to adorn the ladies’ hats in the North East. These bird feathers were so “in style” that the desire to have these…

A Quaker Parrot Christmas

A Quaker Parrot Christmas As told by Stanley the cute little Quaker bird Please  this story with as many friends and relatives as you can. The wind was howling as I was awakened by the shutter at the window slapping the side of the house. A single eye peeked open and I looked around a…