Each Day has Trouble Enough

  I don't know about you, but I like to have my ducks in a row with their tails all lined up nice, and pretty. I'm not one for surprises and just letting things happen is tough for me. A friend once told me I need to let go a little. "You're a type A-,"… Continue reading Each Day has Trouble Enough


How Much Time is There?

My momma loved to watch the TV show Everybody Loves Raymond. There aren’t many shows that she enjoyed that I can watch these days. Most of them make me sad because it reminds me how much I miss her laugh. The other night, my aunt and uncle were in town so I spent the evening… Continue reading How Much Time is There?

Saturday Stories

Turtle Girl has a Friend

Turtle Girl has a friend. Turtle Girl and Peacock Boy have become friends. One day Peacock Boy tells Turtle Girl that he is no longer a peacock. “See, TG, I have this wig. I’m now a lion! You can address me as King because I am the new king of this zoo.” Turtle Girl asks,… Continue reading Turtle Girl has a Friend

Faith, Life

Life after Losing a Loved One

"Thou art the Iris, fair among the fairest, Who, armed with golden rod And winged with the celestial azure, bearest The message of some God." -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, from Iris Years ago, Mom brought home some irises and planted them in the yard. They’ve been moved around a lot over the years, but they… Continue reading Life after Losing a Loved One


Can You Keep Up with the Joneses?

We are bombarded with opportunities these days to compare ourselves to others. The media is resplendent with pleas to see how you stack up against the hottest celebrity, the most awesome athlete, or the most influential politician. It runs rampant in the workforce also. One worker is compared to a coworker when it comes time… Continue reading Can You Keep Up with the Joneses?


When You’re Asking if Winter Will Ever End

Aahhh. Spring arrives on Friday. Have you been waiting for it? Seems like these days everyone is enamored of spring and summer, but hate winter. It’s so unfair. Winter has gotten a bad rap. I can see why people are so in love with the warmer seasons. I mean who doesn’t love green grass, sunny… Continue reading When You’re Asking if Winter Will Ever End