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
This week #2 Daughter and I made applesauce. And applebutter. And canned them. We have tested them both. They. Are. DELISH!!! Now that you’ve stopped drooling… Our efforts in preparing to can them were hampered by the fact I couldn’t find the canner! (Nor all of the canning rings and lids. But I digress.) This … More Keeping life weird. One day at a time.
Beauty at the Beach It’s a place that speaks through its silence and its beauty, in the riot of colors and variety of vegetation in the changes of humidity and the intensity of the heat in the opportunity for rest and silence… For these and many other reasons, I enjoy our trips to the ocean. … More Beauty at the Beach
It’s the paperwork needed to file for my committee hearing to become a Board-Certified Chaplain. One “verbatim” down…
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 –