Sunshine. Blessed sunshine. I feel its warmth on my face through the kitchen window, and it reminds me of its brightness, which I have not seen for 20 years. The Amish Friendship bread I had for breakfast reminds me of my math teacher in high school. She used to make it and bring it in… Continue reading Some Memories and a Parable
The emails have been pouring in. One from the grocery store where I shop, one from my credit card company, yet another from a clothing store that I sometimes frequent, and one from the guide dog school where I got my first dog. All of them are basically saying the same thing; they want to… Continue reading Corona Scare: My 2 Cents Worth
Have the winter blahs set in for you, yet? Has the dark and cold and staying indoors got you down? I would like to say that I’m doing well, but then, I realized, I’m excited about the fact that I get to go to Bible study and praise band practice tonight. Now, I should be… Continue reading Dear Readers
On my first day of 7th grade, our science teacher asked us to fill out forms about ourselves. The questions were things like, what is your address, what are your hobbies, and what are your petpeeves. My friends and I had no idea what a petpeeve was and had to ask. I don’t remember my… Continue reading Mondays, Math, and Murmurings
Where were you? Americans have been asking themselves and one another that question for seventeen years. Answers range from school to work, from vacation to home. Many can only say they remember hearing about it, as they were not even born, yet or were just babies. I was here in my kitchen. I had just… Continue reading Where Were You?
I had to have blood work done this morning to check my A1C and sugar. I knew it would be high, because I had a bowl of Cornflakes with sugar for breakfast. I needed to go to our local Walmart to grab a few groceries. Knowing I wanted to start eating healthier, I nabbed some… Continue reading A Day in the Life
Yesterday was the first Sunday of Advent. At church they lit the hope candle and talked about hope. I’ve mentioned hope before and even wrote a blog post about it, but it keeps popping up in my thoughts. Ask any child this time of year what they are hoping for, and you’ll get answers like… Continue reading Hope and Advent