The stories and glories of hugging a stranger a day ... and other life lessons
February 28, 2018
The first time I read that phrase I went from being taken aback to a full belly laugh in a matter of seconds.
And it won’t let me be. It keeps on popping up in my mind. And making me smile.
So what is a woman to do but write about it?
I subscribe to an online magazine cal...
February 26, 2018
And I, I took the road less traveled by. And that has made all the difference.” (Robert Frost.)
A rule the Captain lives by. So much so that it’s engraved on his headstone.
Yup. Our final resting place is ready so when we’re called home, minimum fuss and bother.
February 23, 2018
And as a bonus, you have a headache. In a household where the strongest drug to be found would be Tylenol.
I hadn’t even had coffee when the Captain was arguing with me about the whereabouts of a small red carry on bag.
I told him it had become a First Aid Kit container...
February 21, 2018
Last week I watched an interview with Shaun White. Yes, THAT Shaun White, Gold Medal Snowboard Olympian.
He came in fourth in Sochi four years ago.
And in January of this year, in New Zealand, he managed to fall on his face. The scars still show.
The commentator started b...
February 19, 2018
It was Exodus that got me going this morning.
“So the Lord spoke to Moses face to face, as a man speaks to his friend.”
We Facebook message.
We What’s App.
And, GASP! Sometimes we even p...
February 16, 2018
I have a nice cage, thank you very much. It is, in fact, a luxury cage.
Large. Well furnished. Supplied with all the mod cons.
I share my cage with the Captain and two dogs. And friends. Acquaintances. Probably a frenemy or two. Keeping in mind I got unfriended.
It’s a so...
February 14, 2018
I’m not beautiful. Neither am I the “monster under the bed” that scares small children at night.
I’m just, well, I’m just me.
But blessed with pretty eyes.
Not blue. Not green. I’m told they’re hazel but they change dramatically with the colors I’m wearing.
Thus I’ve alway...
February 12, 2018
Waiting outside the front door with a message.
Wipe Your Paws.
Dogs Live Here.
Cats Live here.
Mats with flowers.
Mats without flowers.
Mats that make sounds when you step on them (think Hallowe...
February 9, 2018
My Jesus had to take a giant leap out of swaddling clothes and into His ministry to compensate for my tardiness.
Lent is looming and there is so much I wanted to explore between Christmas and Ash Wednesday.
But there I was.
What could I possibly do in the little time left...
February 7, 2018
For a number of reasons but mostly because it’s a time I take a very serious look at myself.
No, I don’t give up chocolate or coffee. It never works anyway.
But I try to slow down.
And be totally honest.
No use trying to hide from Him anyw...
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