In Abruzzo, Italy in 2019: Learning to cook Italian Today is our 18th wedding anniversary, and I wonder if it will be our last? Whether you are pro-life or pro-choice, I think we have cause to worry about the power given to nine people to determine just what having "life, liberty, and the pursuit of... Continue Reading →
Finding Hope and Salvation in a Garden: Sunday Devotion
John 19: 41-42 (CSB):There was a garden in the place where he was crucified. A new tomb was in the garden; no one had yet been placed in it. They placed Jesus there because of the Jewish day of preparation and since the tomb was nearby. El Huerta Del Cura Garden, in Elche, Spain 2018... Continue Reading →
An Abrupt Ending to the Wedding
How Sue and Charles ever made it to the altar was a surprise! Each time I had dined with them, Charles had seemed to create a new vernacular, having a preoccupation with appearing smarter than everyone else. It made for tense moments, when Sue would ask him to repeat the word or if he meant... Continue Reading →
Travel Mends the Heart: Photo Challenge #417
Photo Credit to Darrell Whiley It doesn't take an analyst to see the emptiness Of the land that I spy far below the plane. Yet, I wouldn't just yet decry it as dull, For there may fun that we can attain. Every place that we visit has its traits, Some with sunshine, and others a... Continue Reading →
Finding Common Ground, Saving a Nation
The Silver Comet Trail in Georgia We are divided. I think that we can still rise, And find common ground. Written for the Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #413: Divide and Rise.
Meet Tootsie: The Car that Corrects My Driving
My New Sweetie: Tootsie, a 2020 Hyundai Tucson After much painful car shopping, I have purchased my last car. I call her Tootsie, short for Tucson. She has all of the latest safety features, and I must get used to them. Driving her home on Monday, after not having driven a car but once in... Continue Reading →
Letting that Little Girl Inside Me Act Up
Sweetwater Creek State Park, Douglasville, GA Strutting through the mud, Walking hatless in the rain. Freed to be ageless. Written for the Three things Challenge #990 from Pensitivity 101: strut, freed, rain. I love splashing in puddles, as it makes me feel young again.
Shopping for a New Car is a Painful Ordeal
I have been looking for a new car, as I continue to wait for my cardiologist to give me medical clearance for back surgery that was due to be performed this month. But, as much as I know that back surgery will leave me sore and in pain for a few weeks, trying to buy... Continue Reading →