Guess what day it is?  We hear that question on the television at least once a week, as the talking camel walks through a busy office. Wednesday, hump day, the middle of the workweek, when employees start thinking about Friday. This story is about people. Happy people. People who are sad and prickly.  I amContinue reading “GUESS WHAT DAY IT IS?”


For the last three days, two Mourning Doves have visited me. The first day they meandered on my driveway, sauntering together like a couple enjoying a spring day. On the second day, they explored the yard stopping for a bite to eat at the feeder. Always together, always loving and caring towards each other. TodayContinue reading “PEACE FROM THE MOURNING DOVE COO”


Today started out rainy and gray just like many others in the past few weeks.  I thought to myself, here we go again. Then I walked into Fraunfelder’s Hall located in St. John’s United Church of Christ in Nazareth, and everything changed. The first thing I notice was a glow of busyness. A good busyness of gettingContinue reading “SANDY SHORE SATURDAY”

Tick Tock, Tick Tock, Tick Tock

Tonight, as I took my walk, a walk that I have made many, many times, something incredible happened to me. Maybe it was the time of day, the perfect walking temperature, or the color of the blossoms on many of the trees and bushes I passed. Perhaps it was the beautiful church hymns floating fromContinue reading “Tick Tock, Tick Tock, Tick Tock”

Minestrone for the Heart

Minestrone is an Italian soup filled with a variety of vegetables and ditalini noodles. Some like to add meat as well to this delicious soup. You can order it in any Italian restaurant or make it at home. It is great served with crusty bread and a glass of your favorite wine. Delizioso! This is whereContinue reading “Minestrone for the Heart”

A Journey Down a Winding Path

 Before we were born, God planned our path. A path that would take twists and turns and introduce us to family, friends, and perfect strangers.  A path that would lead us on a journey of discovery, dreams, sadness, hurt,  happiness, wellness, illness, death, excitement, wonder, work, play, and love.   A path that would be unpredictableContinue reading “A Journey Down a Winding Path”