A Jolly Turkey

A Jolly Turkey

That special holiday in November arrives in just two days. I have heard a rumor that a jolly turkey slides down chimneys bringing mince and pumpkin pies and Thanksgiving-themed books for all good and dedicated readers. If this is true, maybe I could give him a few tips on what to leave on the festive […]

What’s Thanksgiving to You?

What’s Thanksgiving to You?

The maple in the front yard is looking wet, brown, and droopy. Leaves are scattered across the lawn. A light rain falls. It looks like Thanksgiving, but it doesn’t feel like Thanksgiving. It’s too warm. And, how is Thanksgiving supposed to be feel? Colder, maybe a few snowdrifts heaped here and there. That’s my mental […]

Finishing Touches

The day began nicely with an invitation from a Christian periodical to do some writing for them. That should be fun. For quite some time, I’d been promising my refrigerator a good cleaning. She and I go back quite a number of years and I’d been neglecting her. Sometimes, we take people and things for […]

With a Beehive

This from four years ago. Fun! Sometimes things happen at just the right time. They couldn’t be more fortuitous. Yesterday was one of those times. We Cozy Critters sitting around the hundred-year old table sounded like a bunch of bees. Except, I don’t think bees laugh a lot and probably don’t discuss books. I’ve never […]

Zooming Into Sunday

Zooming Into Sunday

Sunday! The start of a brand-new week and Sunday School. A little different meeting now. Oh, we still get together, we seniors, with cups of coffee and smiles, but we do it via Zoom. Who knew? I sure didn’t, but with the marvels of technology,  life goes on.  I’m thankful for a lot of things […]

Joy Is Where You Find It

With all the turmoil going on in the world today, sometimes we overlook simple things that bring us joy. This post was from a few years back. Admittedly, it’s about times that I was out and about; today, I don’t have that privilege. Anyway, these dark days can’t last forever, so I took a look […]

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