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Sumsion | Fall 2016

I had such a good time taking pictures of the Sumsion’s.  Their kiddos are beautiful and full of personality, which makes for the best pictures.  Below are a few of my favorites.  Enjoy!

Family Photos

Surprised by San Antonio

The last time I was in San Antonio, George W. Bush resided at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. and Nelly was dominating the charts with hits like, “Hot in Herre.” Obviously, a lot has changed since then. 312 more words

Travel

A Short Analysis of George Herbert's 'The Pearl'

A summary of a classic Herbert poem

George Herbert (1593-1633) is widely regarded as one of the greatest religious poets in all of English literature. His work is also associated with the Metaphysical Poets. 1,217 more words

Literature

Bud & Alley's, a beachside classic

A seaside favorite for over 30 years.  You come for the sunset (on the rooftop deck) and you stay for the food.

Warning: splurge alert.  This is not your low-cal, making good choices kind of a place.   452 more words

Restaurants

The Pearl

The Dashboard was very hard for me to write. After it was all said and done it took me from midnight to around 5 a.m to finish. 1,305 more words

Stories

The Pearl By John Steinbeck Book Review!

Inspired by his interest in the philosophy of Carl Jung, The Pearl (1947) is a stunningly written and thought-provoking novella by John Steinbeck. Pearl diver Kino and his wife Juana go to the local doctor for help when their son Coyotito is stung by a scorpion. 589 more words

Books

One From the Archive: 'The Pearl' by John Steinbeck ***

The 29th book upon my Classics Club list is yet another Steinbeck novella, The Pearl.  First published in 1947, The Pearl provides a departure from Steinbeck’s usual Californian setting.   780 more words