Thank God for the Little Ships

This week marks the 80th anniversary of the miracle rescue at Dunkirk. Starting on May 26th in 1940, hundreds of thousands of allied troops struggled to the shore near Dunkirk in northern France. They were caught between the water and the enemy who was fast...

Someday, We can touch again.

Human beings are hard-wired for touching one another. According to science, touch is the first of our senses to develop. Plus, the human touch releases a feel-good hormone in our brain. That is why a good snuggle at the end of a long day can wash away all the stress...

Getting by with a Little Help from My Friends

Daily life is hard work right now. Just going to the grocery store wears me out! One author describes this as moral fatigue. A simple trip to get breakfast supplies becomes a series of life-threatening decisions. Wear a mask? No mask? Gloves? How many cartons of eggs...

Things I Miss

Here are some things I miss during this Covid-19 shut-down. Not in order of importance, or the alphabet, or union rules. Just scattered. Like my brain in isolation. I Miss Haircuts. This photo was taken a couple of years ago when I had just stepped outside from a...

Just Do the Next Thing

I’ve been trying to write this blog post all morning, but four baby squirrels are playing tag outside my window. I had to watch them. Then I had to research squirrel family interactions. Afterwards, I had to plot out a few points for the children’s book I...