It is Sunday, September 30th and I am writing this at Governor Dodge State Park campsite 349 in our dark green 1999 Dodge Ram conversion van. I backed up the van to the electrical hookup just like a huge RV instead of this little van and pushed the cord to my lap top out the … Continue reading Nothing beats the love and support of a good partner.
On this Mother's Day we celebrate the gift of a mother's love. I hope everyone had a good Mother's day. It is a time to celebrate the gift of a mother's love whose job is one that shapes the world as William Ross Wallace (1819-1881) portrayed in his poem: The Hand That Rocks the Cradle … Continue reading The Gift of a Mother’s Love
Today I don't know what to write for my blog. If I should go light or serious. I already wrote two posts about spring. Should I write about the sun, the moon the stars? A movie? A book? I am at a loss. I am feeling dried up with nothing left to say. I sit … Continue reading Good Friends are like stars
My husband Mike took an early retirement at age 55 about six years ago. He was unsure what his retirement would look like but what it has become is richer than I am sure he has yet to realize. We have been taking care of our youngest grandson, Gavin now for about 14 or 15 … Continue reading Retirement makes deep connections possible
Well, it’s Wednesday, December 28th long past the time when I normally post something. I don’t have any pearls of wisdom, any wonderful stories with learning lessons. One would think I would, after all we just went through a big holiday where family gets together, where thoughts are turned to peace, love and joy. I’m … Continue reading This too shall pass
I have four grandchildren. Three came along when I was in my mid to late forties. The fourth one arrived last year when I was 60. It is completely different for me being a grandmother in my 60’s as opposed to my 40’s. I think I have come into my own and am able to … Continue reading Cherished Gift from a Precious Child
I can’t let another minute go by without fessing up. It’s about the vision quest. I wasn’t alone that night I stayed up all night. Angie, my dog, was with me. I didn’t plan it that way. Truly, I didn’t. It just sort of happened. Let me tell you how. For much of my time … Continue reading My Confession