On the motionless branches of some trees, autumn berries hung like clusters of coral beads, as in those fabled orchards where the fruits were jewels . . . ~Charles Dickens It's here! Summer has finally gone on vacay to the southern hemisphere, and Autumn is moving into the neighborhood. I've no idea what these berries … Continue reading Worded Wednesday
For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn't understand growth, it would look like complete destruction. ~Cynthia Occelli Happy Tuesday over at Comedy Plus is an opportunity to post anything we want as long as it … Continue reading Positive destruction
Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance. ~Benjamin Franklin So, evidently, our nation simply doesn't drink enough wine. Problems solved. 🙂 Entrepreneur and I checked off another item on our travel list. Initially, it was a Napa or Sonoma wine trip. But, then we switched it up and decided … Continue reading Slowing down the pace of life
Almost wordless. Just like spring is almost here....but not quite. Blog hopping with Comedy Plus for Wordless Wednesday.
Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures. ~H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Like sun puddles. It happens every year....I get to a point where I just can't stand winter any longer. And I'm there. Now. I'm tired of being cold. I'm tired of gray days. I'm tired of being inside yet the thought of going out … Continue reading Awww Monday: Simple pleasures
Ecclesiastes. I will venture a bet it's not a book in the Old Testament too many of you have read. I know I haven't. But, it's quickly moving up the list. And, believe it or not, it does tie into Thankful Thursday. The Old Testament book doesn't dance around the hard questions of life, but … Continue reading The weight of expectations
When you become a parent, you finally appreciate and understand what your mother did. ~Julianne Moore Last Saturday was my birthday and we took a day trip to Kansas City. While we were there, we stopped by to see the woman who birthed me all those many decades ago. At 85, she is still kicking' … Continue reading Awwww Monday: Mom and me