Monthly Archives: May 2021

“Glad” Tidings

Dear Reader: Another perfect day with more God Winks than we could count at Edisto. My first one started out as I drove to the King’s Market to pick up some of their delicious homemade casseroles to take home. Suddenly … Continue reading

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Stillness Before Opportunities

Dear Reader: Tuesday afternoon while talking with Brooke on the front porch of Rest In Peace… we were startled by a commotion and looked up just in time to see the most beautiful white heron flying right past us and … Continue reading

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Rest In Peace

Dear Reader: I am so excited early on this Tuesday morning-I couldn’t even sleep last night! My mind kept thinking about all the items on my check-off list to do before leaving for Edisto Beach-one of which was this blog … Continue reading

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The Little Island that Wouldn’t Give Up

Dear Reader: I was listening to a podcast on the radio and it was telling the story of the most bombed island in World War II -the Mediterranean island of Malta. Italian and German air bombers conducted over 3000 air … Continue reading

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The Secret Weapon of Life… Courage

Dear Reader: Tuesday Brooke and I will meet at Edisto Beach for a few days to celebrate another Ya gathering-but it won’t be the same without Jackson and Libby… in absentia. Jackson is still acclimating to her new daily life … Continue reading

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The Best is Yet to Come

Dear Reader: How many of us remember being so disappointed at something we counted on that failed to materialize? It’s all part of life isn’t it? But now at the age I am, upon reflection, most things worked out, in … Continue reading

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Start Again…

Dear Reader: I realized, with a start, the other day that I never remember either of my grandmothers… not completely dressed and ready to start the day. It was a source of pride to that generation to have someone mention, … Continue reading

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And the Waves Keep Coming…

Dear Reader: The watercolor in the title painting came out in 2018… it was titled ” Carolina Girl” … based on a photo taken by Brooke at a Ya retreat on Edisto Beach of me…a year or so earlier. I … Continue reading

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Summer is a State of Mind

Dear Reader: Even though the summer solstice falls on Sunday June 20 this year… we southerners proclaim that Summer Starts in April…so by now-the middle of May we should be deep in summer! However Mother Nature decided to play a … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Time as a Gift

Dear Reader: I remember the days of working full time as a teacher and single mother of three children and staying angry at time. How unfair it was to have the same amount of hours, minutes, and seconds each day … Continue reading

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