Monthly Archives: May 2012

This Just In…

I blew up the potato. I BLEW UP THE POTATO! Everything was going so well. My little assembly line in place. Salad underway. Meat on the grill. Homemade microwaveable peas cooking away. The potato had baked for one hour. All … Continue reading

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Kicking and Screaming

For 23 years or more my husband was the chief cook. After he had to take an early retirement due to illness, I continued to work and he took up the kitchen duties. Beautiful! He has done the majority of … Continue reading

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Fighting the Blues

As I have said before, walking is my therapy. A walk can coax me out of the blues better than just about anything I can think of. Walking with a good friend, well that makes it all the better. Today … Continue reading

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A Miracle, Perhaps?

I asked my husband, Walt, what came to mind for him on Memorial Day? It was the year 1945. World War II was nearing an end, but Don, 23 years old at the time, didn’t know that yet. He and … Continue reading

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A Lemon Yellow Sheath

I remember about 500 years ago. I was probably 20, and probably about as beautiful as I would ever be. But did I know that? Nooooo! Does anyone realize when they’re at the top of their game? Nooooo! So, I … Continue reading

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Served Up On A Silver Platter

Let’s talk. You know how it seems that we mark our years by landmark events such as birthdays, weddings, funerals, confirmations, baptisms, first day of job, last day of job? Well, wouldn’t it be interesting if we took the ordinary … Continue reading

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Sometimes, Things Are Not What They Seem

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Silence Can Be Golden, Sort Of

Sometimes, it’s best to just keep your big mouth shut. God’s Peace!

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Free as a Bird

On April 26, I posted, “Embrace the Plateau“. My husband was feeling much better, after weeks of no energy, no appetite. The miracle of modern drugs had improved his condition immeasurably. My pastor told me that day, “Embrace the plateau.” … Continue reading

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Teddy Bear’s Picnic

OK, all you 60-somethings, sing along with me: If you go out in the woods today, You’d better not go alone. It’s lovely out in the woods today, But safer to stay at home. For every bear that ever there … Continue reading

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