Monthly Archives: December 2012

Christmas Folderol

I love the Christmas folderol–every last strand of tinsel, every jangling bell.  Tomorrow Richard and I drive to Roseville to spend a special day with her, Mark and our grandsons Jarod and Alec.  Today, to the joyous rhythm of “Little … Continue reading

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Grains of sand

I revisited an e-mail I received from my friend Bonnie showing grains of sand magnified* several times.  Incredible.  If you think your finger prints, your eyeball pattern and your tongue print are unique to you, they are minimal compared to … Continue reading

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Twenty-eight Children of God

Writing a blog after last Friday’s massacre is so difficult. I wish I’d done it earlier, with the first arrival of sparkling lights, bouncy carols, and holiday cheer.  But I didn’t.  So what can I say that hasn’t already been … Continue reading

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Words Fail at Such a Time

Angry, affronted, annoyed, antagonized, bitter, chafed,choleric, convulsed, cross, displeased, enraged,exacerbated, exasperated, ferocious, fierce,fiery, fuming, furious, galled, hateful, heated,hot, huffy, impassioned, incensed,indignant, inflamed, infuriated, irascible, irate,ireful,  irritable, irritated, maddened, nettled,offended, outraged, piqued, provoked, raging,resentful, riled, sore,  splenetic, storming, sulky,sullen, tumultuous, turbulent, uptight,vexed, wrathful-justplain MAD!  There aren’t enough words to adequately describe my feelings tonight. Moms, dads, grandmas, grandpas, aunts uncles, brothers sisters, cousins, best friends, church members, school buds, neighbors–hundreds of lives beyond the 26 victims deaths have … Continue reading

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Coming Apart…

PreChristmas rush is the perfect time to “come apart.”  You know what I mean, life swirl around you life a tornado.  Everywhere you look, you see more things you should do. Too many responsibilities are kind of like that tiny … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Honey

Happy birthday, honey.  Was it really so long ago we vowed to love one another ’till death us do part?’  Yes, I guess it was.  How the world has changed since that sunny day in September!  JFK was president; automobiles … Continue reading

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Lettuce Salads and Such

Every chef worth his or her “salt” or “oregano” knows that to make a great green salad you must begin with fresh lettuce.  When I go to the grocery store I inspect the lettuce leaves to be certain they are … Continue reading

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