When Thoughts Wander Off the Beaten Path

When Thoughts Wander Off the Beaten Path

When my thoughts wander off the beaten path, I wind up with a little of this, a little of that. Scattered, I suppose, is what I’d call them. But, there they are! Yesterday, I finished weeding the poor, neglected herb garden and getting new herbs into the ground. Nemo helped by sitting on them. So, […]

Listening to the Tick Tock of the Clock

Listening to the Tick Tock of the Clock

    Sorry; we have to go to the doc. I’d be there if it weren’t for the clock.                                                                         […]

Grubbing in the Ground, Sunshine in My Heart

Grubbing in the Ground, Sunshine in My Heart

Grubbing in the ground doesn’t sound like fun, does it? It’s hard work, getting down on my knees, scooping up errant Bermuda grass sprigs and weeds, gnats and a few mosquitoes lighting on my nose and forehead. My jeans get dirty, my hands get dirty, and it’s thoroughly wonderful. You see, I’m working among the […]

Voices in the Village

Voices in the Village

Voices in the Village is a fascinating account of life in a different time, in a different place. This morning, I am pleased and honored to present guest blogger Josephine Montgomery. Josephine was born in England and now lives in Missouri with her husband. She is the author of several books including Fitzgerald Hall, A […]

An Angry Sky Over Our Heads

An Angry Sky Over Our Heads

My brother, niece, and I spent the weekend at our parents’ and grandparents’ home in Oklahoma. My brother, whose home was now Minnesota, longed to hear a good old Oklahoma thunderstorm and be lulled to sleep by the patter of raindrops on the roof. Since rain was in the forecast, I told him this was entirely […]

Thursday Rambles Over a Cup of Coffee

Thursday Rambles Over a Cup of Coffee

Pour a cup of coffee, sit down with me this morning, and let’s ramble through some of the deeper points of life. Don’t you love it when you hear someone wax philosophical? I do. I like to follow their line of thinking. Sometimes it’s quite comforting to hear an honest assessment of life which boils […]