Tag, You’re It!

Tag, You’re It!

I love to read. Stories fascinate me. When words are juxtaposed just right within a narrative, they jump out at me and I get the “goosies!” I have spiral notebooks full of exquisite phrases and sentences gleaned from reading. These words are powerful. They make me stop and think, mull over a new idea, soak in a relatable epiphany, and absorb a fresh perspective on a familiar concept.

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August Garden Chores

August Garden Chores

I agree! It’s way too hot to do anything in the garden in August. That’s why I named this segment “Chores” instead of “Checklist.” Persevere and go out early in the morning to beat the heat.

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The Universal Language of Pain

The Universal Language of Pain

Each morning, I wake up in excruciating pain. I stumble to the tea kettle, turn it on, make myself a cup, and shuffle to my corner chair in the office nook where I sit with my back cushioned by a heating pad.

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Are you Ready?

Are you Ready?

My father wasn’t the warm cuddly type. He didn’t play board games, not even scrabble! But as an athlete, he loved sports and interacted with us, especially my brother, in that arena. However, school, books, and homework were a definite guaranteed fulcrum around which we bonded.

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The Mighty Dandelion

The Mighty Dandelion

I think of all things that show zest
For life, the dandelion beats the rest.
The little winged seed from its white fluff ball
Settle and grow with no urging at all.
Settle in most unlikely places
And soon there’s a crop of dandelion faces.

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The Sky is Falling

The Sky is Falling

We brought home a new collection of chicks this spring to replace our older hens who had quit laying. This new menagerie is a funny looking eclectic bunch with goofy personalities to match their now awkward looking teenage selves.

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Let Your Voice Be Heard

Let Your Voice Be Heard

I took this picture over a month ago. On seeing the eagerness of these hatchlings to have their voices heard, and after sharing this picture with my sisters, one of them suggested this title and idea for today’s blog post.

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Bible Translation

All Bible passages are from New English Translation

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