Shads Says it All….
Shads Says it All….
/ January 14, 2019 1 COMMENTS
This year we didn’t see Twinkletoes at Christmas. She’d promised to ...
Card Exchange…
Card Exchange…
/ January 10, 2019 1 COMMENTS
Ian, my film-maker son, and I have been exchanging cards each month for the last three years…or so he says. Last evening I decided to sort and thread them by year starting with ...
Chinese Food on Christmas Eve…
Chinese Food on Christmas Eve…
/ December 26, 2018 0 COMMENTS
Christmas Eve dinner is the time to break out old family favorites; recipes that smack of the nursery. Comfort food. We try to keep it as culinarily far removed as possible from the ...
Christmas Greetings…
Christmas Greetings…
/ December 12, 2018 1 COMMENTS
“…share your bread with the hungry…bring the homeless poor into your house; Then shall your light break forth like the dawn…” (Isaiah 58:7-8) As I reflect on the year I cannot ...
The Signs of Advent…
The Signs of Advent…
/ December 5, 2018 0 COMMENTS
Long ago when we were adding children every two years or so and working hard we had fun deciding which traditions to bring to our marriage that we’d grown up with and which ones ...
The Cradle of Prayer…
The Cradle of Prayer…
/ November 20, 2018 0 COMMENTS
Hubs and I listen to morning prayers sometimes instead of reading the Daily Office on our phones. This morning I took this brilliant embodiment of my cats’ individual re-action to ...
Fredericksburg…
Fredericksburg…
/ November 8, 2018 1 COMMENTS
Hubs and I took a break from Footlights to celebrate his return to walking without a stick after knee replacement surgery. Shads had a mind to join us, but he really doesn’t think ...
Praying With Children…
Praying With Children…
/ October 26, 2018 1 COMMENTS
I was raised in a convent from the age of 12-18½. Living with an order of nuns taught me that they turned to God for everything, The promise of a fine day for the Bring and Buy, healing ...
Re-Cycling & Marriage…
Re-Cycling & Marriage…
/ October 23, 2018 1 COMMENTS
The re-cycling in my neck of the woods has become next to impossible…we have reports that the same trash truck picks up trash one day and items for re-cycle the next and they both ...
Remembering Those Kodak Moments…
Remembering Those Kodak Moments…
/ October 8, 2018 0 COMMENTS
Those one time, perfect moments captured on film of our children, oblivious of the camera or staring boldly into the lens, silent and poignant, is called a Kodak Moment in my house. As ...
Day Bed…
Day Bed…
/ September 27, 2018 1 COMMENTS
IKEA is our go-to furniture store! We found a great twin day-bed that tucks away neatly in true IKEA fashion.  It has well placed legs and a smooth easy action that pulls out into a ...