In search of joy..

The kindest thing we could do for kids graduating this spring is to tuck a copy of this old quote into their back packs before they head off into adulthood. This instagram obsessed generation is stuck like a needle in a gouged record replaying the same line over and over again.. “It’s all about me..me..me..me..”…

“Signature you”

The mailman who delivers to the downtown, historic shopping district in our area tragically drowned recently. The merchants he used to see every day are all in mourning. “Calvin was part of the family” one of the shop owners said, he’d open the door and always have something funny to say like “HONEY, I’M HOME!”…

Sight vs. Vision

Our pastor recently challenged us to create our personal vision for 2021 and beyond. He discussed the difference between sight (seeing what’s right in front of us) and vision (that which we cannot see or touch, but can imagine.) I don’t know about you, but so much of 2020 was spent dealing with, and reacting…

Welcome to the Wilderness

My husband and I are listening to an audiobook that includes many stories of survival in the wilderness. One thing’s for sure, if my man took off into the mountains, he’d not only survive, he’d have an Airbnb made of sticks and grizzly bear pelt up and running in about two weeks..with rudimentary plumbing and…

When Hope kicks discouragement to the curb..

On a frustration scale of one to ten..ten being trying to score tickets to Hamilton when the show came to town, I’d say getting my 89 year old mom a reservation for her Covid Vaccine rated a solid 17. Honestly, I’m too tired to review all the details, but suffice it to say after getting…

Oh the tangles..

Weeks ago I read a compelling article about continuing education for the sake of continuing education… learning just to keep learning.. working the brain simply to keep the brain working. At 58 I figured I’d better make some cognitive investments so that I will hopefully still be firing on all cylinders when I’m 68.. 78…..