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 →
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 →
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 →
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.
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 →
Matthew 1: 18-20 This is how Jesus the Messiah was born. His mother, Mary, was engaged to be married to Joseph. But before the marriage took place, while she was still a virgin, she became pregnant through the power of the Holy Spirit. Joseph, to whom she was engaged, was a righteous man and did not... Continue Reading →
I was having a wonderful Mother's Day, and I was thinking of the blogs I would be able to write and post now that all of my college courses were done for this academic year. Then, out of nowhere came a severe abdominal pain, one that I had come to fear. I first decided that... Continue Reading →