This is my 231st post since I began this blog at the end of May 2017. If it weren't for you all, I would have stopped writing a long time ago. Sitting down to a blank page, to an empty screen is at times overwhelming and is always solitary. Before I start, I pray for … Continue reading Thankful for You!
Yesterday our divorce went to the Orange County court. A judge was sitting in a courtroom and going through all the cases that would have been handled in person by lawyers-- were it not this unusual pandemic year. I imagined the judge in a dimly lit, drafty room, sitting and reading the facts on each … Continue reading When It’s Over
Everywhere we look, there are scenes of fall, harvest tableaus with bales of hay, pumpkins, and shocks of corn. It reminds us in our modern day of our agricultural roots and how farmers gather their crops before frost and either store or sell them. I think of the past year since the last harvest season … Continue reading Harvest Walk
We've all been through a grueling week of waiting for election results while hearing the results of the COVID-19 surge. For each of us, these happenings in our nation are added onto our personal daily challenges. Our family had to deal with my son being exposed to COVID and then I developed a fever, and … Continue reading A Time to Heal
Last Sunday morning it was raining at Caswell Beach. I sat in this chair on the porch and drank my coffee, watching the water birds diving for their breakfasts. It was very calming to look out and observe nature doing what it does, undisturbed by the pandemic or politics. I lingered longer than usual--because that … Continue reading Rainy Days and Mondays