It’s been pouring for two days and nights now. I think the drought is over. I had a lot of things on my to-do list today, but after a short walk with my dog, Rocky, in the cold wind, with purple clouds overhead threatening to dump more water, I climbed back in bed with a… Continue reading Rainy Days
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...” So Charles Dickens begins A Tale of Two Cities, published in 1859. As I look back on my life, I discover the same thing. Each phase is made up of both good and bad experiences, and what we take from both becomes our… Continue reading On Gratitude
I love to read. I have to admit, there's nothing better on a cold winter's day than to curl up on the couch with a good book, your dog snoozing beside you, a crackling fire in the fireplace, and a bowl of chocolate pretzels on the table within easy reach. I sure miss my dog!
Oh, oh. I feel a cold coming on. You know, that scratchy throat-stuffy nose-brain barely there kind of feeling? You know what they say: the best thing for a cold is to take vitamin C, drink plenty of fluids, and rest. That sounds like a perfect excuse to curl up in bed with a stack… Continue reading For a Cold