Monthly Archives: May 2012

I’ve planted a garden

So, I’ve started a garden. I’ve never had a vegetable garden before. I’ve killed so many flower plants I just thought it would be unkind. I did try herbs once. That was brutal. But ever year — EVERY SINGLE YEAR … Continue reading

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The Wedding Crashers

Scanning a long list of writing prompts the other day,  I saw one that jumped off the page and rattled my memory. “Have you ever crashed a wedding?” it asked. Well, yes, as a matter of fact I have. And … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Moment

Last week the three of us: Bev, Michelle, and me; had a rare opportunity to sit and visit for an afternoon. Bev just had surgery so Michelle and I went to her house. Such a good deed we did – we … Continue reading

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Tired?

“It’s not what you do that makes you tired.  It’s what you don’t do!”  I found this quote in a book for moms by Donna Otto; it’s one of her Otto Mottos.  But when you think about it, it’s true.  … Continue reading

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Rituals

I saw this phrase today: Take comfort in rituals. It struck me – right in my gut. The word ritual, in and of itself, is not a word we think of when we think of lovely words. But oh the … Continue reading

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Who Knew?

The kids and I were driving out of the neighborhood one morning and I commented about a tree that should be moved because drivers can’t see around it to pull out onto a busy street. So for the rest of … Continue reading

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National Day of Prayer

I don’t think we need a National Day of Prayer.  I think we need a National Month of Prayer…perhaps longer.  Our nation is a morass of a mess.  Yes, the National Day of Prayer is a start at least.  I … Continue reading

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