One Solitary Life is part of an essay by Dr. James Allen Francis describing the life of Jesus while here on earth. Read the words and listen to it recited.Continue Reading
Lily White’s Party…
Our daughter, Jill was telling me how recently she used a saying with her children that she remembered her dad saying to her as a child as she and her sisters prepared for bedtime. She knew he learned it from his mom and wondered where it came from. John would tell the girls, “Time for Kitty White’s Party”. Continue Reading
Yesterday the twig was brown and bare;
What is a pet? Sometimes he is most resourceful. I don’t know how he managed it, but this is how I found my pillow-loving pup. Hearing a rustle while working at my computer, I turned around to see Raider, my miniature Schnauzer, in this unique position.
on every side there are suggestions of juvenility and mischief.
Hometown love for America…
|A few words that popped into my head as we watched the parade|
|Jamie and family|
God bless America,Land that I love.Stand beside her, and guide herThrough the night with a light from above.From the mountains, to the prairies,To the oceans, white with foamGod bless America, My home sweet homeGod bless America, My home sweet home.
Bleak in the morning early;
All the hills are covered with snow,
And winter’s now come fairly.
a few winter photos
my (dead) car battery:
I gathered together a few pieces to create a Pilgrim and Indian centerpiece to brighten our kitchen table. A squash-shaped soup tureen on an oval serving plate with a couple of tiny orange pumpkins and a set of hand painted wooden figures purchased years ago from a craft fair.
Look what I found just outside our side door on the arbor there… a pair of nesting mourning doves.
if you listen real close you’ll hear her tiny little coos.
Lucky the woman who knows the pangs of birth for she has held a star.
Seeing each treasure helps me know a little about the boy who grew to be the man who has shared my life and walked beside me all these years.