Wooly Worms and Emoticons

(Disclaimer: We do not recommend our grandchildren follow in any of our foolish footsteps and do things like marry as teenagersĀ or decide their futures in a shorter time than it takes to play a World Series.) My future husband and I decided to get married and grow old...

Sometimes I Get Homesick

  Sometimes, autumn makes me homesick. Which is strange, since it is my favorite season outside of Christmas. All cozy and cuddly and gathering-in. I love the wooly worms and candy pumpkins and gorgeous leaves. I occasionally become somewhat giddy in the middle...

Taking Care of Each Other

  Have you ever noticed a pair of horses standing head-to-tail in a summer pasture? They will stand that way for hours, each using their long tail to swish flies from the other’s face. It is an elegant duet. And this summer it has often reminded me how...

Happy Labor Day

I am one of those strange people who likes to look for the original meaning in a holiday and do something to mark the occasion in it’s traditional spirit. Sometimes, the roots are far removed from today’s fruit. (The first Memorial Day had nothing to do...