In my youth, I never considered gray hair to be a good thing.
There will be spectators. Photography by Martin Witt.
I grew up in a household with a vocal Democrat mom and a quiet Republican dad. They were married for almost 60 years; proof that people with different ideas and beliefs can coexist, and even love, if they are mature and have a heart, and know that there are times when it’s best not toContinue reading “INDEPENDENT”
and realize you already have on your stretchy pants. Sigh.
I woke up a bit after 3 AM this morning and God blessed me. Normally when I beat the earliest of birds up from their slumber, I just try to go back to sleep. But this time I picked up my phone and opened Instagram. Instead of scrolling, I saw someone on the “suggestions” whomContinue reading “God’s Blessings”
Have you gardening enthusiasts ever had a plant that you gave up on because it wasn’t thriving and didn’t look like it had much of a chance? My planting was a cauliflower. It was back in 1991. We lived in a house in Southeast Denver, an older neighborhood of 1950’s cookie-cutter houses that had niceContinue reading “THE CAULIFLOWER STORY”
Do you remember the last time you felt like your heart was splitting? There is such a paralyzing heaviness you almost feel like you can’t breathe, and if you somehow manage to draw a breath, it is saturated with your tears. It feels like you’re drowning. How do you get out of that? Do youContinue reading “Water Of Life”
Did one of the boys step on a crack?
Parents are resilient people. Most of us like to think we did a decent job of raising our children but for those of us not quite sure about that, we crave a little confirmation now and then. I’ve heard many stories from parents who were surprised at how badly they misread their children’s earlier signalsContinue reading “I Noticed…”
A friend posed the question if all the frills of Christmas including the gifts, decorations, trees, and food, were taken away, would we still be celebrating? I love giving and receiving gifts and all the glitter of the season, but I also love the SPIRIT of Christmas that prevails during the month of December. NoContinue reading “What If…”