From our birth, life is full of times when we need to find safe landing spaces, occasions when we seek places where joy abides. Like the birds, sometimes it is tricky to identify the best places to land, so you take what you can get, while contemplating your next move towards finding that sweet spot.The... Continue Reading →
Life is a fable! Lessons on avoiding fires! Learning them is hard. Written for Ronovanwrites Weekly Haiku Poetery Prompt Challenge: Fable and Fire.
As I continue my atypical recovery from lumbar back surgery, one aspect of my life that I miss is cleaning my house. The surgeon advised me earlier this month that it would be probably closer to May (six more months!) before I regain full use of my left leg. I am still using a walker... Continue Reading →
I'm pleased with my fate. I've reached my three score and ten! New years are a bonus! On Thursday, I will be age 71, so I think of each new year past the promised three score and ten (70) to be a gift and a bonus. I am so thankful for each birthday! Written for... Continue Reading →
The beauty of the love of continued learning and of expanded knowledge is that it allows us to reach our God-given potential in ways far beyond our beliefs and the beliefs of others. Rev. Dr. Regina Davis-Sowers Written for the One-Liner Wednesdays Challenge from Linda G. Hill.
Living through the most physically and emotionally painful days of your life gives you a appreciation for normality. The back surgery in August was meant to be simple, with two weeks of intense pain, and then with some physical therapy, I would be back to normal. But in my case, there were complications, namely the... 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 →
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 →