Morning’s Glory

Morning’s Glory

From the window, I saw one white morning glory in a scrubby cedar tree at the edge of our yard. One. Only one. But one was enough to get my attention. Hours later, the bloom was gone, but the power of its solo performance lingered. The morning glory’s presence was a...
Walking the Dog

Walking the Dog

“I always carry my leash outside, so my human doesn’t get lost” –Fido Have you ever wondered where you’d end up if you took your dog for a walk and never once pulled back on the leash? Who hasn’t had to shorten their dog’s lead to keep from walking in unintended and...
Love Letters

Love Letters

 “To send a letter is a good way to go somewhere, without moving anything but your heart.” — Phyllis Grissim-Theroux I can still hear the rumble of the mailman’s car and the screech of its breaks as it pulls in front of our house, the scrape of the mailbox’s rusty...
A KISS is Still a KISS

A KISS is Still a KISS

Love is in the air and so are KISSES! The Hershey Food Corporation holds the trademark for “KISSES,” which hit the market in 1907. Don’t ask how they got the name Kisses—Milton Hershey took that secret to his grave. A popular theory is that the candy was named for the...
Walk the Walk

Walk the Walk

 “And Enoch walked with God …”  —Genesis 5:24  In the late sixties, my husband, then-boyfriend, was sent to Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, for six-and-a-half weeks of basic training. One of the first on-base civilians he came in contact with—close...
Star Search

Star Search

 “When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.” ―Matthew 2:9-10, KJV It was dark. Nothing along the road looked familiar. No road signs. No recognizable landmarks. No cars, even. Marshy coastal roads can be desolate at night―even a little...

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