Avoiding the brachiosaurs in the room…

The third quarter of our school year is almost at an end. But that’s not what I want to write about. There is a war in Eastern Europe, started by a madman with access to nuclear weapons and a previously demonstrated and re-confirmed complete disregard for the lives and safety of his own citizens, let […]


Today in the Garden (Reviving a Series)

I used to try to post a little something from our yard once a week, and whenever new things “popped up.” But after the loss of our home it was too hard to keep ahead of much. I think we have turned a corner this year. At least, I have, and so here for your […]


Summer finally begins for me

I was still recovering from the allergic reaction into the middle of the first week of July. Not fun. But had energy to have a nice dinner for my parents on Sunday the third, which of course wiped me out for the next couple of days. Then, on July 7 I had a chance to […]


Random Musings on my Day

Living is hard work. It is better than the alternative? The answer is: Yes, when you are there. That curious moment in the day when the gray skies pick up the bright green of new life and suffuse creation with an immortal glow. Success! The fledgling finds his wings and starts to fly. What is […]


NaPoWriMo 2015.21

Last gasp of joy the sunlight glinting low off treetops while the black clouds roll in over the hills. Purple lilacs and white viburnum, will you wait? The temperature drops and the winds pick up driving branches, leaves and pedestrians along the road. Gentle apple and billowing cherry, will you wait? Birds call out to […]


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