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Remembering Millie

Carmella Giunta was my friend, a very dear friend who always warmed my heart when I would see her at a picnic, or when I visited her in the nursing home. I knew Carmella as Millie. Millie with the brown sparkly eyes. Millie with the beautiful Italian accent. Millie who loved her family. Millie who made all who met her […]

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Rhubarb Pie

When I was a young bride, I thought I would impress my husband with a pie.  Since it was rhubarb time of the year, I decided to make a Rhubarb pie. I searched for a good recipe, then bought rhubarb at a local farm. I went directly home and started a new adventure; cleaning and dicing the rhubarb, spooning the […]

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Tick Tock, Tick Tock, Tick Tock

Tonight, as I took my walk, a walk that I have taken many, many times, something wonderful happened to me. Maybe it was the time of day, maybe it was the perfect walking temperature or the color of the blossoms on many of the trees and bushes I passed. Maybe it was the church hymns floating from the Moravian Church […]

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An Angel Here An Angel There

I believe in angels.  I believe in heavenly angels and I believe in earthly angels.  I believe that heavenly angels are sent by God to remind us of his never-ending love and to watch over us.  I believe that earthly angels were created by God as an extension of his love to help us with our daily lives. Heavenly Angels… I […]

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I Am So Much Better Now

When I was growing up, staying on task was very difficult for me.  It seemed that every time I would start a chore, or clean my room, something always pulled me away. Whether it was the birds chirping, or glancing out the window at the puffy white cumulus clouds floating by; something always stole my good intentions away. I remember hearing […]

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Skyler and the Forgiving Heart

 January 29th has come and gone.  I don’t know why it has taken me so long to write this letter. Well, I might have an idea. The days leading up to the 29th were very cold with a mixture of snow, rain, and everything in between.   The 29th was a day that took a toll on my heart. A day that took […]

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