Rest in Peace, Malika Franks

At 6:45am this morning, June 9th 2018, my great aunt Malika died. I call her my great aunt not just because she was the sister of my grandmother, but also because she was a great person, to me, my mother, and so many others. She was incredibly kind, loving, and giving. In our last conversation…

Vaguely Sinister Pictures of Trees

A favored pastime of mine is to walk through a forest taking pictures of the trees and other plants. I'm not a botanist, but there is something about nature on a slightly overcast day that makes them look both beautiful and vaguely sinister, which is why I like taking pictures of them. Those shown below…