Monthly Archives: February 2019

Keeping the Candle Burning

Dear Reader: Haven’t we seen the candle used as a metaphor for life many times…particularly in celebrity passings? In popular culture it has made a come-back with its symbolism of the short passage of time we each are allowed. ┬áIn … Continue reading

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Names Matter…”My Name Is”…

Dear Reader: I read the other day that the best ice-breaker in today’s polarized society is to start by introducing yourself (in a mixed group) and telling a stranger a little bit about the origin of your name and then … Continue reading

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When the Farm Comes to Your House

Dear Reader: The best thing about living on Rainbow Road are the neighbors and the next thing is the fresh foods they bring ..eggs straight from their chickens and lettuce grown, not just by hydroponic methods but now aeroponics methods. … Continue reading

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“A Needle in a Haystack”

Dear Reader: Just a little thought today to encourage all my readers, who like me, continuously lose things….car keys, purses, remotes, drinks….you name it….I can lose it. My problem is I pick things up but don’t put them back down…at … Continue reading

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“Glory, Glory!”

Dear Reader: Today you don’t hear too many people saying “Glory, Glory” as part of our daily dictum. When Grandmother Wilson said it …it was usually on two different occasions…1) Something unexpectedly good had happened and she would throw her … Continue reading

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Good Morning!

Dear Reader: …And we are off! Finally! It is getting harder and harder for us Ya Ya’s to plan a time…even a short stay…together any more. It is truly frustrating…but after much pre-planning about medical appointments and special grandchildren activities…we … Continue reading

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“It Takes as Long as It Takes”

Dear Reader: When I read this passage (“It takes as long as it takes”) from Kelly Rae Roberts’ latest electronic newsletter it struck me right in the heart at just the right time. Actually Kelly was referring back to a … Continue reading

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