Holding Faith Close

             We can all agree, there’s much going wrong right now.  What takes more words and more belief, and a bit more reaching, is to see how loads of shit is actually going well.              Years ago, during a particularly challenging period of time, that […]

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More Than Managing

             Our grandbaby tells us now she’s not a baby.  She’s a “big kid” (as if we need a reminder, from her).  She turned 2 at the end of January.  (TWO!)  Yesterday she walked importantly out into the backyard with a pair of floral snips to harvest a handful of […]

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Individually

             Every day, at just after midnight, our calendar changes.  In around four weeks, it changes again.  When twelve months have passed, another change is marked.  In ten more years, it’s called something else entirely.              It’s a sort of random-yet-confining set of rules, this […]

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At Present

             Any time I’m in a car, sitting* quietly, not driving nor moving, and it’s rainy, I have pioneer wagon-train flashbacks.  This past week our family went west.  It was glorious, and not at all like the original journey. *Turns out, I do this maybe more than most people.  Huh. […]

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