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August 5, 2020

I got my FB fix this morning and the result was that I didn’t want to do anything except stew, especially about the kids going to school and having to act like soldiers with their mouths covered.  No one knows what is right on that.

"I wish I really knew what was going...

July 26, 2020

More more more. Harder harder harder.  Try try try.  I must do all I can to overcome the powers of nature and the the confusion, the depression, and considering the troubles of the world that plague me every day.  I MUST know God.  I MUST remember his words. I MUST tel...

July 4, 2020

Teach a kid a little bit, and they run with it.  I was working in the Motivate Our Minds garden with my friend, Marilyn, this morning.  The purpose of the garden is to show children gardening by example and allow them to tend parts of the garden, teaching them along th...

June 9, 2020

From knowing African Americans, my life has been enriched.  Their culture is flooded with courage, strong spirituality and faith, humility, and strength. Oh, and love for music!  They should not only be acknowledged, but appreciated for the rich heritage they have to o...

May 21, 2020

If I have to wear a mask, let it be one I like.  I haven't found that yet.  This mask parade that we have every day is hard for all of us.  When I smile at someone, it can't be seen.  Or, maybe it can, when they see a twinkle in my eye.  I hope so.


May 16, 2020

History is a funny thing. 

This is a picture of my grandma right after she was married.  The year?  1909.  This brings perspective for today.  It was right before the Spanish flu pandemic that killed millions.  She's smiling in the picture, but she was in for "a ride."...

May 11, 2020

We are so tossed about by circumstances right now.   We want to be free.  We want to be out there! I have had to ask God about my response to how much I should get out.  I often picture germs like little greedy monsters in the air, and hiding in cracks and corners and...

May 10, 2020

Love, sorrow, comfort, sadness, presence and bonding.  That is what I experienced in the last days with my mom.   My sister gave me these words when she saw the picture, which I did today on mother's day.  I did not want the picture to show sorrow too much.  The sorrow...

May 6, 2020

Facebook and social media has been a lifeline at times.  I love the encouraging quotes by people like Mother Theresa, Abraham Lincoln, and other admired heros. Oh yes, and the Bible verses. There are other articles that stir up strife.

The conflicting articles abou...

May 1, 2020

Think, think, think.  I have been doing that alot lately.   There is nothing wrong with that.   There is a question I ask myself again and again.  

"What's next?"

I have said it my whole life.  I heard it alot.  What's next after 1st grade?...

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