Stumbling Over Pride

Stumbling Over Pride

Why on earth would I be thinking about pride this early on a Friday morning when the weather is warm and thunderstorms are on the way? What does pride have to do with anything, anyway? And, more to the point, what, exactly, is pride? Thesaurus.com says pride is delight, dignity, ego, honor, happiness, and several […]

A Thoughtful Thursday Ramble

A Thoughtful Thursday Ramble

Lots of things to think about this morning. Lots of things to try not to worry about. I guess it’s all right to be thoughtful if that doesn’t involve worry, isn’t it? Starting each day with several cups of hot, strong Folgers is a habit, but it’s a comforting habit. And, thoughts go better with something hot, […]

A Circle of Friends

A Circle of Friends

I wrote this blog post a couple of years ago, but it’s still true. Since that time, things have changed some. One friend has gone on to Heaven; Fran has moved and Robbi hosts the luncheon friends, the Cozy Critters circle has lost a couple and gained a couple. The circle is truly elastic. Do I […]

Spring Has Sprung!

Spring Has Sprung!

Happy first day of Spring! In the wee, small hours of the morning, winter packed its bags and crept out the back door while spring bustled in the front. Now, that’s not saying there won’t be some lingering traces of winter, because I’m sure she’ll linger, in some places more than in others, but at least […]

What Under the Sun Did I Do?

What Under the Sun Did I Do?

What under the sun did I do yesterday? Well, let me tell you. It was one of those beautiful early spring days, almost too perfect to be believed. It started mundanely enough with putting water in the bird baths, but it picked up after that. I ate BBQ lunch with my son and his family […]

An Amazing Leprechaun Story

An Amazing Leprechaun Story

Warning: Best read with tongue in cheek. An Amazing Leprechaun Story  Some of you may remember that two years ago, I made a trip to Ireland. It was the fulfillment of a lifetime dream. Ireland is a mystical country and, when the mist lies low on the hills and the shamrocks lift their heads along […]