Archive for the ‘Humor’ Category

Ren’s Memorial Message

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Many people wanted to read what Ren said at mom’s memorial. Here it is!

A year, and then some.

Monday, January 31st, 2011

January 30th, 2010. A year ago today, it was freezing on the east coast. I was receiving phone calls, texts, and emails from friends and family that flights were cancelled, or that they couldn’t leave their homes due to icy roads as the snowplows hadn’t made it by. In Columbia, the gathering for Mom’s graveside […]

To Be or Not To Be White

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

Before you get too carried away with the title of this reflection, ponder this.  For years – since my early 20s – I have put color on my very thick hair.  I spotted my first gray hair when I was 19 and pulled it out quickly.  Before long my hair began getting a gray streak […]

Holy Mosses

Saturday, January 10th, 2009

I have to admit I am not a gardener.  My backyard squirrels constantly ate the live flowers I planted each of the first four years so I went with silk flowers and I am a happy camper.   For you professional gardeners and lawn manicurists, I suspect you are horrified to hear that someone actually […]

Embracing Life

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

It occurred to me recently that there are some of us who have opinions and comments about everything and who aren’t scared to say what we think.  To be honest, I think this is – generally – a good thing.  After all, life is just too short to do anything differently – unless it is […]