It was overcast and rainy today. So we stayed in like you do. With even a couple of times venturing outside, things still got a little wacky today. Folks were grumpy. I might have overreacted to spilled water. The dog barked way too much at the cat outside and anytime someone made a sudden move.… Continue reading Behind Closed Doors
The world has lost another beautiful soul. Tonight I give thanks for this talented actor whose portrayal of Severus Snape as written by JK Rowling in the Harry Potter novels taught some, reminded others, that there is more to people than what meets the eye. Professor Snape reaffirmed for us the truth in Mary Lou… Continue reading Always
And Now, Only the Stories Remain…..and the Echoes of the Laughter
A phone call can change everything, you know? It can change your plans, your evening, your thoughts, and your life. I was just now sitting down to write about the bird we saw today, when I got a call that did just that. My godfather, the man who is responsible for my existence (he introduced… Continue reading And Now, Only the Stories Remain…..and the Echoes of the Laughter
where were you?
some are going to ask you, "Where were you?," you know and others will claim you were never absent that all things work to the good and words like that I won't ask you I'm not sure I'm ready for the answer but I do wonder why all the brokenness in the midst of… Continue reading where were you?
What Do I Do Now? Part II
So tonight I was on the phone with my sister when my cell phone rang. It was a number I didn't recognize, but since it was a Macon number I asked my sister to hold on and I answered. It was Mac. My friend who just three weeks ago told me he was done with… Continue reading What Do I Do Now? Part II
Staring Disappointment in the Face
The past few weeks our Princess has been working toward a goal. A goal she set for herself. She wanted to make the swim team. She's worked hard and practiced, but I just didn't know if it would be enough this time around. She can try again throughout the year or wait until next summer and… Continue reading Staring Disappointment in the Face
The One About Chopped Up Plants and Brokenness and Hope
In her book and I shall have some peace there, Margaret Roach tells a story of self-awareness when she took a week off to garden at her then weekend home in upstate New York. Her two friends from Seattle, fabulous gardeners--Charles and Glenn, were there to help her. As she was working in one part… Continue reading The One About Chopped Up Plants and Brokenness and Hope