Dear Spell-check

Dear Spell Check,            (Spellcheck? spellcheck?  spelcheck? spellczech?) You and I are gonna come to blows. You done did it this time! My last name has only ONE “a”. “Maryland” is one word and no, I don’t want “Merry Land”. That thing in her nose is a “nasal cannula” not a … More Dear Spell-check

Ants in the Coffeepot (and other things that make me crazy)

For the last week or so, we have spotted ants on the kitchen counter. It was usually after a heavy rain, and it’s also as the weather begins to cool. We thought it was just the periodic foragers for fall, and made our usual precautions: moved the sugar bowl off the counter, put the honey … More Ants in the Coffeepot (and other things that make me crazy)


Worth repeating this song on my blog again… because sometimes there are days we need to be reminded that life is NOT all puppy dogs, butterflies and rainbows. And God is still there, standing beside us in the struggle, and fortifying our hope and courage. It’s hard to know when to give up the fight … More Rain


Patience, patience, patience is what the sea teaches. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach– Waiting for a gift from the sea. – Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Gift from the Sea –