Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Ambiguous Enigma of Time

Dear Reader: When Mollie, Marcia, and I went into Marigold’s on Short Central yesterday…my eye caught this insightful message by C.S. Lewis… It was sitting on a chair and I immediately took a photo “shot.” I re-read it several times … Continue reading

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Scatter Joy…

Dear Reader: I bought this card several months ago…and when I heard Marcia, Mollie’s mom was coming…I put it aside to save for her. I told her in the card that we are two blessed grandmothers…and there has been so … Continue reading

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Ferns, Birthdays, and that Darn Bamboo…

Dear Reader: I associate ferns with Brooke’s birthday because the Ya’s always give her Lowe’s or Home Depot gift cards to help her purchase them to decorate her long front porch from end to end. I decided to decorate the … Continue reading

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The Deck

Dear Reader: A word I first came across my junior year in high school (preparing for the Verbal SAT) has crept back into my life recently. Aesthetic: concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty. Later…I remember going to Presbyterian College … Continue reading

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Whitewashed Blessings…

  Dear Reader: I hope you have noticed that my front porch bench looks whiter…(since it has had a thick coating of  a mixture of pollen, dust, and dirt on it for months)…a little elbow grease and a very expensive … Continue reading

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Double Sides of Man and Morning Glories

Dear Reader: Meet “Maddy” –  my first morning glory of the season. Isn’t she pretty….and I have always loved the name “Maddy.” I was so thrilled by her unexpected appearance yesterday morning that I took several photos of her… as … Continue reading

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Steps and Presence

 * Warning! You might want to consider shutting off the audio on this family clip. While watching this 45 second video clip of Eva Cate’s first steps..close your ears when you hear  a “hyena laugh“- it’s (unfortunately) coming from me…plus (that … Continue reading

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