I have heard throughout my life that troubles come in threes. This year seems to fit the cliche very well, as I prepare my heart and mind for back surgery on August 5, 2022. The time I spent in the hospital this year really shook me, because at the time, I had been dealing with... Continue Reading →
2 Chronicles 32:7-8 Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or discouraged because of the king of Assyria and the vast army with him, for there is a greater power with us than with him. With him is only the arm of flesh, but with us is the Lord our God to help us and to fight our battles.” And the people... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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.
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 →