Warming Up to February

I find myself sorely missing the sunshine by the time February rolls around. Sometimes it’s necessary to combat the blueness of the season by making a little sunshine of our own in our hearts. These are the things that top my gratitude list this month: SOUP’S ON! I like to make a lot of soupsContinue reading “Warming Up to February”

Like Peter

I was in my mid-twenties, attending a business function in Kansas City, MO. I sat down for breakfast with several other women whom I had just met the day before. They were discussing a conversation that had taken place with another woman, mocking┬áher for her “overzealous” religious beliefs. I sat quietly, eating my breakfast. OneContinue reading “Like Peter”

The Gathering Place

If my house caught fire, assuming everyone was safely out and I had only a few minutes to retrieve a few material possessions, I would head straight for my boxes of old photographs and for the boxes that contain a few small items which belonged to, or were given to me by, loved ones. AContinue reading “The Gathering Place”

A Closer Look

I have come to the point in my life where I want to see things more clearly. I want to take the time to look closely at whatever I find at any given moment. I want to appreciate life more, not just the big things, but also the small things, in their tiniest details. ItContinue reading “A Closer Look”

Historic St. Mary’s, Solomon’s Island, Annapolis, MD

September, 2012 In researching my family’s ancestry, I was able to trace many of my relatives to St. Mary’s, MD. It was one of the first colonies built in America, and I was eager to get a small feel for what life may have been like for them. My sister and I planned a tripContinue reading “Historic St. Mary’s, Solomon’s Island, Annapolis, MD”