85th Birthday Bash

We are in Colorado for the weekend for my Dad’s 85th birthday bash — well, it more of a special celebration meal than a bash. Still, I think being 85 is pretty special. Both my parents look really good! And secretly I think they are more active and have less pain in their bodies than…

Words to Honor Her

I heard someone say once that poetry is simply the right words placed in perfect order. Well, if you have ever written a poem, you know how challenging and yet fun it is to find the appropriate words and arrange them perfectly to express your heart. Hard work and rewarding work. Here are a few…

About the Royal Wedding…

A European couple gets married — and in a church — honors traditional values and the sanctity of marriage. Yes, the royal wedding was an important statement in our world today. It doesn’t matter what the couple did before or will do after marriage. This event spoke volumes about the significance of sure foundations in…

Texas, Tornadoes, and Trips

One thing about Texas the spring weather can be crazy with cold and warm air fronts clashing and bringing strong wind storms, thunder and rain, hail, and sometimes tornadoes. I have lived here off and on since 1975 and have had to take cover — or the best cover I could — during near-by tornadoes…

That Guy!

This guy has taken me all over the world. Or I guess I could say: I have followed him all over the world. There are a lot of reasons why I like this and will continue to follow him… Two good reasons are that he puts up with these two fur babies of mine. And…

6-0 is the new 2-9

Today is my 60th birthday. I sort of dreaded this day. I don’t know why because I do feel 29. My heart is full of expectation and joy for the days ahead. Below are 29 things I am grateful for. 

The Blackened Teeth of Yesterday

With triple digit temperatures for weeks, I will remember August 2010 as brutal here in Texas. When the temp finally drops to the mid-90s, it will feel like a cold front. And yes, I am complaining, even in the good ole USA where a/c units are abundant and faithfully spit out ice-cold air to ease…

27 Reasons

unexpectedly I see you during the day my heart beats faster I still feel this way about my husband. Today is our anniversary.