3 Things We Find By Looking Up

The spring flood waters finally receded enough for me to hike my usual loop at the lake near our house. Unfortunately, my Mother’s warning about critters and snakes being more active after having their habitat reorganized rang loudly in my ears. That, coupled with the overgrowth that occurred when nobody could walk the trails, had […]

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Right Key, Wrong Door

“Why won’t this key work?” I turned the card around and tried again. Perhaps I had placed it too close to my cell phone and de-magnetized the strip. I removed the duplicate from its paper pouch and carefully inserted it into the slot by the door. No, luck. I simply wanted to escape to my […]

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Family is…

I wasn’t going to write about this today. I have several other posts lined up and ready to go. Yay me! I was planning on using one of those to get me through this crazy week. But Suzie Eller’s prompt for this week’s #livefree link up “Family is…?” kept ringing in my ears as I […]

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Bug Fixes

I have a love-hate relationship with technology. As long as it does what I want it to, we are fine. Unfortunately, when it asks me to do something, I get flustered. Software updates throw me for a loop every. single. time. Just when I get comfortable with the latest best iteration, the manufacturer wants to […]

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Weary Warrior

If you have come expecting a good message today, I hope you won’t feel cheated by this. The beginnings of countless potential blog posts clutter my desktop, but I haven’t been able to finish a single one. So, rather than rush through something that has the possibility to be good if given the right attention, […]

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JUST SHUT UP

“JUST SHUT UP!” Not a sentence anybody wants to hear. Certainly not someone who loves words the way I do. Most definitely not from the mouth of their seven year old son. His choice of words and tone left much to be desired, but he taught me an unmistakable lesson. Sometimes silence is the very […]

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