The Problem When You’re Missing An Important Ingredient

My husband and I started a new tradition during these months of pandemic — Pancake Saturday.  I don’t remember exactly when we started it, probably in May.  I’m sure we were growing weary of the lockdown and wanted to do something different.  The following Saturday, I made pancakes again.  After the third Saturday morning, we … More The Problem When You’re Missing An Important Ingredient

The Most Meaningful Lines From My Favorite Christmas Carols

I love Christmas music. As soon as the radio stations start playing Christmas music, I’m listening. I’ve really enjoyed it this year because it felt like they started a little bit early. That’s ok, we needed it this year. I guess I’m a traditionalist because I love the old standards the best, especially the sacred … More The Most Meaningful Lines From My Favorite Christmas Carols

A Good Lesson From Flowers: Lean Into The Son

Something unusual caught my eye a few weeks ago when I took my puppy out for his morning constitutional.  The tall, purple flowers along the front of our house were leaning toward the sun rising in the East.  These normally attention-straight bursts of color — a friend identified them as Agapanthus — were leaning eastward … More A Good Lesson From Flowers: Lean Into The Son