Ten (of a thousand) Reasons I Love Winter

Ten (of a thousand) Reasons I Love Winter

AND HERE WE ARE in February, halfway through, heading full speed into March, and spring, and the mayhem that will arrive as May. It will hit with the force of a thousand obligations: end-of-school examinations and sports banquets and graduation parties and business...

To joy! (and sweet, patient friends)

I’ve missed our time together over the past several months! I’ve had a bit going on (of course, who doesn’t?) plus there have been some technical issues with the blog that have taken a while to work out. I am hopeful things are fixed now and we can...

Warts and all.

I WANT TO BE All In. To jump at the chance. To go full-tilt, full-bore, full-on. I want to grab life hard, and fast, and as my inspiring friend Tim Floyd reminds me–yell YIPPIE taking the sharp curves.   But I am not that person. Instead I move slow,...

BECAUSE I OVERDO EVERYTHING.

Case in point, how I paint. It’s something I love and don’t take too seriously (let’s call that a WIN) because I paint primarily to stretch my brain. And because this is primarily my life philosophy:   So I signed up for Mary Gilkerson’s...

On Thanksgiving and Tradition, redux

I wrote this post in 2011 and repost it every year in tribute to my mom, who passed away in February of 2013. (It has become my Thanksgiving tradition, I guess you would have to say.) Wishing you every joy of this blessed holiday. ~~~ The past three nights I have had...

October

  I’m so glad     I live in a world     where there are     Octobers.                                               –L.M. Montgomery   I’d love to send a little note each time there’s a post on The...

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