“Patience is everything”- Rainer Maria Rilke Good ole F & P: faith and patience. Together they are kind of like the early bird. They get the worm. Or so I’m told. I wouldn’t know this from personal experience since I haven’t spent enough time in either zone. Like a crockpot, I get to cook a… Continue reading F & P
I have a pattern of writing and then retreating. We’ve talked about this. Mostly, I keep to myself the THING that happened to rock my little boat and pull me back out with the tide. Usually, it’s the kind of life stuff that would just be a drag for others to read. It’s better to… Continue reading When Lightning Strikes
I made a slight change to the wording on the header of this blog. It now reads more kindness, more full-bellied laughs, and more popcorn. Because that is where we are these days. Kindness is king around here. Not because it comes naturally to either my husband or myself. We’ve both had a bad case… Continue reading What’s the deal with popcorn?
As a parent, I love Valentine’s day. As a teacher, I love Valentine’s day. As a reluctant adult in the order of Peter Pan, I LOVE VALENTINE’S DAY! It’s tragic that public schools in our area rarely allow young children to commemorate the day. T-r-a-g-i-c I say because we are a melodramatic bunch in this house and because my… Continue reading a little belated Valentine talk
I recently visited with a woman and sat captivated while she shared the story of her aunt’s visit to Heaven. You read that right. HEAVEN. One minute we’re filling each other in on our children’s latest endeavors and personal medical quandaries, exclaiming over the local lottery winners who hit it BIG and actually live… Continue reading A Visit to Heaven