The Season for Reasons

I usually ignore the magazines at the front of the check out. The magazine with celebrity photo on the front never interested me to begin with - I only know name of people I've seen in movies, and their personal lives are usually uninteresting to me (ruins seeing them in movies if I know too much about them). I will admit, however, to having been distracted more times than I can tell by the "...

Town Meeting

I had the picnic basket packed with pasta salad, cheese and crackers, and watermelon by 7PM.  We had an hour to go.  It was a only a five minute drive to the church yard, but we'd need to get there early to find a good spot. When we arrived, the unofficial meeting was just coming together.  There were dozens of young faces - some just a few months into this world.  There children born on the...

Two Good Things

.Anybody who knows me knows I hate cleaning with a vengeance. In fact the only way I manage to clean is with a vengeance. Case in point, as we get ready for our annual caravan to Lake Michigan, I am wreaking my wrath on the the descendants of the fleas that invaded our house last year while we were on the vacation. For the last four hours I have sweat, I have cried, and Heaven help me, I have...