spring was a nice day

The weatherman was right! Spring was a nice day—today is cold and rainy. It’s a good thing yesterday was sunny and bright. Otherwise my walk with the camera would have been altogether too late. Rain, and the possibility of hail !!O NO !!, will shatter the wisteria blossoms without a doubt. O well…most of this […]

calendar by e

Twenty-seventeen is nearly upon us. That means a blank book; an empty calendar. Being a detail oriented organizer, this means I must have a new calendar before the New Year arrives. This afternoon it is complete so— I’m sharing it with you and wishing you abundant Grace and Peace this month and in the coming […]

not a horrendous event

Good Morning and Blessing upon this last week in October! We read the following article during our ‘quite time’ this morning and since Pastor Jack Hayford writes so.o.o eloquently, on any subject—and since we happen to agree with him on this subject—I’m sharing it with you today. Redeeming Hallowe’en Written by Jack Hayford For you […]

afraid to ask

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Halloween— But Were Afraid To Ask. Times were simpler when I was a girl, back in the 1950s. The Halloween party for our church youth group was the most anticipated event on our autumn calendar. We got together in the church basement, stuffed ourselves with candy and cupcakes, bobbed […]

1953 Remembered

  Mama finally agreed – after much begging, pleading, and probably a temper tantrum or two on my part – that I was BIG enough to go Trick or Treating alone. I was nine, after all! Well.. actually I could go with my cousins and the next door neighbor boy, but since they were all […]

can’t give up

“Don’t grow weary! I looked up the definition of weary this morning and it means to become tired and bored with, to loose freshness or my favorite definition was to loose a sense of pleasure, to not feel the enjoyment you once felt. Many of us have been on a long journey and we are […]