Are You Okay?

Are you okay this morning? Did you survive Halloween, full moon, time change, and the small earthquakes in Oklahoma, Texas, California,  and Alaska? Take a deep breath, look around, and enjoy this first day of November–a brand-new month, a momentous month for several reasons. Happy birthday to all my readers whose birthday comes this month. […]

Good-bye, October

Good-bye, October

Generally speaking, I don’t like good-byes, but this is the last day of October 2020. So, of necessity, it’s good-bye and tomorrow, it’ll be hello to a brand new month. Maybe it’ll be a month of healing and prosperity in all areas of life. I hope. October is leaving as a dampish month in Arkansas. […]

It May Be a Dark and Stormy Night

It May Be a Dark and Stormy Night

  The little lost owl is found! It’s an answer to prayer.  I should have realized that this owl, who likes dark places and has wonderful night vision, might be hiding in a place where it felt at ease. That’s where I found it at last–under some sweaters and against the baseboard in a closet. […]

Weather Lore and the Gift of Books

Weather Lore and the Gift of Books

    Interesting weather lore from Farmer’s Almanac: If there be ice in November that will bear a duck, there will be nothing thereafter but sleet and muck. Some of my friends just to the north are having snow already. And, we may see a few flakes today or Monday. It’s three degrees above freezing this […]

Making November Memories

Making November Memories

Where do you go when you need a break from the here and now? Do you pick up a book or close your eyes and think about a place you’ve been or maybe a place you’d like to see some day? Books are wonderful vacations, and so is just letting the mind wander. I like […]

November Rainfall

November Rainfall

  November dawns dark and soggy here in NW Arkansas. In fact, it’s pretty perfect. Have you ever noticed how a light in a window glows even brighter on a dark day? Or the golden maple tree out front, or the blaze in the fireplace? What would we do without light on these days? What […]

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