My brain before a vacation

My brain before a vacation (a stressful stream of consciousness) Stop the mail. Stop the paper. Wait, why do we even get a paper? I didn’t subscribe to this. Why can’t I email to cancel? The website says to call them to cancel. This is why no one gets the paper....

Blessing someone on Valentine’s Day

(moving away from expectations and into remembrance) Where there is great love, there are always wishes.Willa Cather The “Galentines” craze has caught on—and no wonder. What girl wants to feel under-valued simply because the retail market needs a money-maker between...

A story of hope (and a little Christmas snooping)

A story of hope (and a little Christmas snooping) I wanted the Sindy Dining Room set for Christmas. I wanted it so bad, I was even willing to break the cardinal rule of No Snooping. It happened during my early elementary school years, when I was deep in the...

Why pumpkins make me happy

Why pumpkins make me happy Pumpkins make me happy.They make me travel through time, every year from October 1-Thanksgiving Day. They transport me to pumpkin patches, back to my kids’ childhoods, when my little boys picked out their first pumpkins and we road on hay...

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