Category Archives: This and That

Stairway – Where Did They Go?

 In my last blog post “Stairway to Heaven?” (click here to see it), I wrote about images of the  path to heaven being a stairway – a unsettling vision for someone who cannot walk.  I’m not the first to think that way.  … Continue reading

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Stairway to Heaven?

It will happen to all of us.  You know what they say, “life is 100 percent fatal”, and “it’s a hard and cold fact that one out of every one person dies”, and “nobody gets out of here alive”.  Yes, … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Win at Life’s Finish Line

I put some information together for a small group of friends and have been encouraged to share it with a wider audience.  Hello wider audience.  What follows is my personal advice.   As we go through the course of our lives, … Continue reading

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I Put A Lid On It

I have scanned a gazillion pictures.  It’s a sea of images created on our computer organized in files for easy access.  Sometimes I browse through them for fun and sometimes I’m looking for a particular one I remember. One day as … Continue reading

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Otis

While growing up in our home, one of our sons had a bedroom with a window near our privacy fence. The neighborhood birds would often perch on the top of the fence slats and announce a very early, and very … Continue reading

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Update – Bloomin’ Seasons

We didn’t have to wait long for the rose bush to know it was it’s turn to bloom.  It’s buds burst into blooms quickly.   If it produces like last year, we will have blooms on and off until fall.  I … Continue reading

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Bloomin’ Seasons

Our house sits on a modest lot in a midsize city in the Midwest. And it’s wonderful.  We are thankful for this great place we live in and the land it sits on. We are also grateful for the resources … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2015

You gave me life. And you have loved me minute after minute, hour after hour, day after day, month after month, year after year, from birth until now.  20,283 days, 18 hours, and 30 minutes is a long time!  You … Continue reading

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Broken Record

I wonder if young people understand what the expression “broken record” means.  Or maybe they do as I hear there is a new interest in them, and they have been dubbed ” vinyls” by the younger crowd.  A quick explanation in case you … Continue reading

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My Friend, Eden

She’s a warm companion, a comfort when I’m uncomfortable.  She is always available and ready to give.  She’s economical and flexible.  Without uttering a word, she understands.   When I get up in the morning and make my way to the … Continue reading

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