This week has been a strange mixture of happiness, contentment, and hope, as well as one filled with fear, sadness, shock. I am still processing. A few days ago, I experienced the joy of receiving two care packages for our family; one was filled with homemade food (vegetarian soup, sourdough bread, and chocolate chip cookies),… Continue reading If “America is Family,” What Does That Mean for Me?
Photo by Gustavo Fring on Pexels.com Clock Dance by Anne TylerMy rating: 4 of 5 starsThe first time I was introduced to Anne Tyler was in the mid '90s, when Saint Maybe was assigned during one of my English Lit classes, not long after it was published. I became an instant fan. Though I've read… Continue reading Clock Dance- My GoodReads Review
If you're celebrating this year, I just want to wish you a Happy Easter from my family to yours. We were blessed with beautiful weather yesterday and had our first BBQ of the year. I enjoyed gardening and reading a lighthearted novel in the sunshine. (Finally had a reason to wear my groovy new sunglasses… Continue reading Easter 2020
This morning my house is filled with music and warmth. Outside it's gloomy and grey but the kitchen is cozy. The wood stove and candles are lit, the fairy lights are glowing. I've been singing my favorite Christmas carols and remembering years past. In high school I sang in the choir and loved the 4… Continue reading Hearth Song