Timing Is Nothing: Last Wednesday, I stood in the mud, holding an umbrella over my already-soaked body, watching my husband, Garey, lower a backhoe bucket over a wall of dirt, just above a concrete footer. I was his extra pair of eyeballs. That’s what he said I was any
Christmas 2011 -- Birth of a New Tradition: As the holidays approach, the giant Asian factories are kicking into high gear to provide Americans with monstrous piles of cheaply produced goods --merchandise that has been produced at the expense of American labor.
It’s the time of year when many of us begin to think about comfort foods and our favorite holiday dishes. Having recently been counseled by my physician, I am trying to make exercise a habit in my life and to choose healthier foods. Sounds easy, doesn’t it?
With Veterans’ Day coming up, how does one begin to say that which needs be said about the men and women who have fought our wars?
Reflection: My best friend is a guy, and yes, I know that’s a bit unorthodox. People always say that you can’t pick your family. I believe, in some instances, you can’t pick your friends. They show up, attach themselves to you, and walk with you until you’ve learned what they
I sure hope everyone is getting out and enjoying these beautiful colors of fall. I've kept the roads hot and my camera smoking the last few weeks. There's so many gorgeous colors and I want to capture all I can. We're so blessed to be able to experience such a beautiful season.
Halloween is over, and I’m not sad. This holiday is not my favorite even though the decorative colors are pretty. I don’t dislike Halloween, but I also don’t look forward to it.
“…how you brush my hair as you pass my chair, little things mean a lot…”, go part of the words to an old popular love song.
There: Today, I said to God the thing I often say to God on a disappointing day: “I just wish I could get there.” I don’t know where there is exactly, and I even suspect that, on some level, I am there, which would be even more disappointing, because I don’t want here t