I cleaned my stove tonight. I cleaned it because I clean it once a week. Yep. Every Wednesday night, it’s stove-cleaning time. Isn’t it beautiful? I love me a bright, shiny stove! Um… well… Now, if you know me at all, you’re laughing, because I tend to clean when I can see a difference between … More Working hands, busy mind
The Spirit blows where She wills. I will hope and pray and keep listening.
For the first time in 21 years, neither one of our daughters are going back-to-school. Both are college graduates. Both are making inroads on the job market. Both are strong, lively, caring young women. But there’s no “Back-to-School” this year. It’s now “Back-to-Something-Else”! From their public school days, I don’t miss the homework assignments … More Back-to-Something-Else
A wise woman once said to me that there are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these, she said, is roots, the other, wings. Quoted by Hodding Carter in “Where Main Street Meets the River” We had our annual family reunion last week. It was full … More Back to my roots
Friday afternoon I snuggled a kid. She nuzzled into my arms and contentedly looked at the world around her. I didn’t know goats would cuddle! I thought of them more as the Tigger-y type, bouncing and jumping around. And they do. But they also snuggle. Her owner-shepherd had hoped to bring the kid inside to … More Baby Goats and Sunshine
The traffic crawled for over a mile this afternoon and this was most of what I could see: It was the inspiration for this week’s Friday Five (which I’m hosting this week over at RevGals). Play along if you’d like! I am fortunate to have some great encouragers in my life. The ones who know … More Friday Five: Push or Pull?
The other day I went for my “free” recall repair of a defective airbag assembly in my trusty Honda Pilot. The repair came with a “free” loaner car. What wasn’t so free was the time I spent waiting… For the rental car company to pick me up. For the rental car car company to have a … More Safety Recall: Hurry Up and Wait