Monthly Archives: August 2019

A Life of Significance

Dear Reader: The Hope Diamond, the most expensive piece of jewelry in the world (45.52 carats) is today priced at 250 million dollars. It has a long turbulent history of having a curse upon it, mystical powers, and the magical … Continue reading

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Not Letting “Things” but Moments Define Us

Dear Reader: Sometimes at night in our deepest thoughts don’t we ¬†wonder how we would conduct ourselves in a moment of crisis (which we understood in a split-second of time …at the moment it was transpiring)…that this event would define … Continue reading

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Picking Our Battles…

Dear Reader: Look! My “Mr. Lincoln” rose has returned again….this is the best year yet. You might remember I talked about its fragrance being in a category all by itself…and then even ordered from ETSY a bottle that comes pretty … Continue reading

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“In This World of Give and Take”…

Dear Reader: Yesterday was filled with unexpected surprises..like waves coming in on a continuous basis. The picture of this “Live Oak” (in the same tree lineage as the famous Angel Oak on John’s Island) lies in Ben’s friend, Rick Mariner’s, … Continue reading

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The Blessings Bench

Dear Reader: I was actually sitting on my old yellow garden bench yesterday morning when I was able to capture this beautiful picture of a butterfly (moth, Cindy?) in my garden….and I thought of all my blessings. This thought led … Continue reading

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How Can We Appreciate the Light if We’re Never Exposed to the Darkness?

Dear Reader: After ending the blog, Saturday evening, with this photo taken on the way home from the Back-to-School party at John and Mandy’s…it got me thinking about the skies and how too much light or too much darkness causes … Continue reading

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Moving on Up…Yet Memories Abound

Dear Reader: Yesterday reality hit hard….Luke and Chelsey are moving. Not far, mind you, maybe five minutes away…but we all know that there is a big difference in seeing your neighbor every day and/or visiting with them occasionally. Luke says … Continue reading

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