Monthly Archives: April 2019

An Eerie “Good Friday”

Dear Reader: Yesterday morning I awoke to the sound of wind and rain…the rain didn’t bother me (we need it)…but the strong winds sure did. Ever since Hurricane Hugo I admit that strong winds make me edgy. I dressed and … Continue reading

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“Remarkable” Remarks

Dear Reader: As you know I love quotes and new words….language fascinates me. Since I taught the Presidents I researched not only Presidential inaugural addresses for the perfect quote…but also fun quotes that made them human…showing their wit and humor. … Continue reading

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More Important than “Who Am I” is the Question “Who Am I Not”?

Dear Reader: We have talked about the stress we feel when people reassure us to “Just be yourself” in a challenging situation. Growing up I always wondered how we could be ourselves if we didn’t know who ourselves were? It … Continue reading

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“Big Stuff? God’s Got This!”

( DaySpring Company…sent to me by Susan Johnson and the Presbyterian Women….thank you! Love it!) Dear Reader: Don’t we all have those times when life just seems to be too much- period? As hard as we try to stay afloat … Continue reading

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“Believe in Your Shelf”

  Dear Reader: I love this mantra for our new independent indie bookstore in town (Main Street Reads)…located on 115 Main Street….right down from Eva’s Restaurant.”Believe in Your Shelf.”¬†Reading accomplishes that very thing… it provides a sense of belief that … Continue reading

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Easter Is Never Deserved

  Dear Reader: This is one example of the types of “Pause” sentences in the Mitford series that would make me literally stop reading, pause, and then re-read the line. ¬†What did it say again? “Easter is never deserved?” After … Continue reading

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Spring Time Adventure for the Memory Books

Dear Reader: When you head into the “frontier of grandchildren” you know it will be crazy, fun, and utterly exhausting…AND you look forward to the next adventure in their lives…the memories being left behind and the stories to accompany them. … Continue reading

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Finding Our Own Self-Sanctuary

Dear Reader: The older I get the more I realize how important it is to niche out time in each day for reflection…to have a quiet place one can retreat to for some introspection. One of my favorite artist’s Kelly … Continue reading

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Life…It’s All About Attitude

Dear Reader: I do believe if everyone (all mankind) started out on earth equally…physically and mentally…and lined up next to each other for the Race of Life…given the exact same obstacles (ahead of them) to deal with…some participants would handle … Continue reading

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God’s Love of Music

Dear Reader: Have you ever wondered what kind of music God loves best? The natural music He put on earth in its creation moves me daily…the sound of a breeze blowing through the trees, a creek gurgling over rocks, birds … Continue reading

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