Monthly Archives: June 2018

The Path to Summer and Continued Changes

Dear Reader: I realize for most of you looking at this picture, ┬áit doesn’t hold any special interest…the dappling light is pretty but it is simply a driveway. To me…it is a complete renovation to this side of my property … Continue reading

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Thin Places and Thin Layers

Dear Reader: This beautifully whimsical painting of St. Jude’s Chapel of Hope by New Zealand artist, Gerda Smit, always makes me smile. She actually saw a picture of the chapel on-line and then drew her creative interpretation of it. Later … Continue reading

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So Lucky to Be in the Mountains!

Dear Reader: After we got to Mike and Honey’s around 4:00 Monday afternoon (lots of roadwork on I-26) I went to one of their bathrooms to freshen up from the trip and on the side wall was this cute hanging … Continue reading

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Collect Moments…Not Things

Dear Reader: Tomorrow I will be home and there is no doubt that the collection of ‘moments’ will have far exceeded the collection of ‘things!‘ I can hardly wait to sort through this fast excursion of happy adventures into memory … Continue reading

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You Didn’t Come This Far to Only Come This Far

Dear Reader: Haven’t we all experienced those middle of the projects blues when we can’t decide whether to go forward or turn back? I remember the first time going to St. Jude’s Chapel of Hope thinking that this chapel had … Continue reading

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When Was the Last Time You Did Something for the First Time?

Dear Reader: God does work in mysterious ways. I am leaving today, along with Brooke and Jackson, to go see our our favorite mountain couple, Honey and Mike, to make our (long-awaited) pilgrimage return to St. Jude’s Chapel of Hope. … Continue reading

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Watching Nature From My Windows

Dear Reader: I now have my clear sugar water in my hummingbird feeder but, sadly to no avail, since I have not had one hummingbird “customer” at the ‘diner.’ I think I am going to have post directions at the … Continue reading

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