Spring is in the air. I'm a bit sleepy from losing an hour of sleep with the time change last night, but excited about the prospect of more daylight in my day. I spent yesterday working in my front yard, doing more manual labor than I have in months. After the ice and snow storms... Continue Reading →
Reign in Me: Who’s Holding the Reins?
I've been doing a lot of dog walking lately, since we adopted Ralphie, our little rescued Yorkie-Poo. He's blind in one eye and has a cataract in the other, although his hearing is really good. He absolutely loves to go on walks, and it's good for me, too. Ralphie seems ecstatic with a sense of... Continue Reading →
Shining Through Cracked Pots: Purpose Beyond Pain
I took a sip of my mother's iced tea from her hospital tray, since we were about to throw it all out. She was coming home today, after being hospitalized four days due to Colitis. It is an excruciatingly painful intestinal illness, but (the doctor told us) was not contagious. She'd cooked a delicious Thanksgiving... Continue Reading →