The day was cold, overcast and rainy — the perfect kind of day for sad news. I knew that the text message was inevitable but it still took me by surprise. Fritz was gone. I’m not going to lie, the tears came. I first met Fritz a little less than two years ago. He lived … More It’s Hard To Say Goodbye (even to a canine friend)
I Wasn’t Expecting That I went to our town’s old shopping mall one day last week to look for a new bedspread. (I’ve already ordered and returned two.) I didn’t think I would find anything but I decided to give it a try. Our little mall is kind of sad, a shell of its former … More Change. Something To Dread Or An Exciting Adventure?
The January Blues Have you ever had a case of the January blues? You know, that kind of blah feeling you get after the fun and excitement of Christmas is over — your calendar is less full, your house looks bare without all of the Christmas decoration, your people have gone home. It’s easy to … More How One Spunky Little Squirrel Helped Banish The January Blues
The Time Has Come Happy New Year! I know, I know. We are a week into 2022 so what’s with the Happy New Year? I’ll tell you. This coming week feels like the real beginning of the new year because I’m just now taking my Christmas decorations down and putting them away. For several years … More Why Epiphany Feels Like The Real New Year’s Day
A Word For The Year Happy New Year! Are you heading into 2022 with hope and confidence or with fear and uncertainty? After the past couple of years, I wouldn’t be surprised if it were the latter. Sometimes it helps to choose a word, quote or a scripture passage to focus on during the year. … More How A Birthday Blessing Became My New Year’s Word