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The Simplest Hospitality

One of my richest blessings is the friendship I share with a senior friend.  The afternoons I spend with her are some of my favorites. We love to share conversation over some Panera soup and half a sandwich and then wander the aisles at a local department store – looking for a new top that… Read More The Simplest Hospitality

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Taco Soup and Cookies

Something a bit different today.  So much has been shared and said…and I have been blessed.  But my brain, sometimes, feels on overload.  When I need a break, I usually head to the kitchen:)  Cooking for my family is relaxing and comforting.  Not only does it feel “normal” but it gives me a sense of… Read More Taco Soup and Cookies

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Striving for No Regrets

No reserves.  No retreats.  No regrets. I referenced this quote, from William Borden, several years ago in this post.  It is one of my favorite quotes (and one I can actually remember – which is saying something!)  On Tuesday, I posted a bit more about regrets and my desire to learn from..and the move past…my… Read More Striving for No Regrets

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A New Word for 2020

Welcome, 2020!!  I love beginnings.  The beginning of a new week (yes..Mondays!).  The beginning of a new project, a new chapter, a new season, a new month or even a new series.  The beginning of a new day is the absolute best:)  I am a lover of mornings!!  The expectancy that comes with the new… Read More A New Word for 2020

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My Earliest Memory

It seems a bit paradoxical…but as the years accumulate, along with their life experiences and memories…well, the less I can remember.  All the memories I would have if I simply could remember them all!  Or even most.  But for every fresh memory made, I seem to lose one.  Or two. But I still can vividly… Read More My Earliest Memory