Ready for Spring – Garden Dreaming

We had a bit of a taste of Spring last weekend.  On Sunday the temperature made it up into the sixties and there was sunshine for the entire day.  It was fabulous!  We were able to spend the afternoon outdoors tidying up the yard a bit, picking up sticks and the (ever-present) pinecones.  Neither of [...]

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Book Club

Photo from Microsoft Clip Art   Some book clubs can be so demanding and stuffy.  There are instructions set forth by the almighty internet and various guide books about how to form a club, rules to abide by, even sorts of “Robert’s Rules of Order” on how to run the meetings.  Aaarrgh!  Aren’t there enough [...]

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No How-To Manual for Motherhood

Don’t you wish there was a manual, even a series of them, for raising kids.  I sure do.  I remember having this very same thought at some point during each and every stage of their lives.  I remember when they wouldn’t sleep through the night, or fell and split a lip open, had a concussion [...]

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Reflections on Lent

I was raised Catholic, married in an Episcopal church, had my children baptized in a Lutheran church, and have been an active member of a United Methodist Church for eleven years.  All of the places I’ve worshiped have had an impact on me and my personal spiritual growth.  They all actually have more similarities than [...]

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