The devil is one of my oldest companions.
When I was a lazy child my Mother would scold me,
“The devil finds work for idle hands!”
So, I dutifully skulked off to my room or anywhere out of her sight.
Or, I found something to do. Continue reading “The Devil and Me”
All of my life I have enjoyed the comfort of my faith, my family, and my friends.
My faith has diminished and grown over the years as I deal with life’s ups and downs.
My family, while not TV family perfect, are there for me.
My friends, although scattered across the world, are there for me.
Continue reading “Faith Family Friends”
Cards, bath salts, flowers, chocolate, cookies, walks, lunches, notes, phone calls.
Hugs. Lots of hugs.
Continue reading “Kindness”
I was never guaranteed anything in this world.
I did not realize that until life taught me otherwise.
My life has gone in directions I never dreamed possible.
Directions I wanted and some I never wanted.
Some were so wonderful.
Some were so painful.
All of them made me a better and sometimes sadder person.
Continue reading “Pay Attention”
Please take a few minutes to watch this twelve minute video.
It is delightful and engaging.
Continue reading “The House of Small Cubes”
I was trying so hard to post every day on my blog.
I was trying to answer every comment.
I was trying to read other posts and to comment.
I was doing well and then came my trip.
No big deal I thought. With a few adjustments, you can continue your regular schedule.
Continue reading “Writing on the run”
A little love and attention make all the difference.
Continue reading “A Lesson from my plant”
Enjoy my top ten indulgences for living alone. Feel free to add your favorites!
Continue reading “My Top Ten: Living Alone”
What can one say…
I was floored by my son’s request this morning.
It has been on my mind ever since. A heaviness in my heart.
I shared it with a couple of friends who were sympathetic.
These are the kinds of things that stop me in my tracks.
Continue reading “Aiden’s Grandfather”
The upside of cleaning closets is to find sweet little notes like this treasure.
Continue reading “Mother & Son”