Seven-year-old Danny and I cuddled together on the sofa. The last page of the book, Owl Moon, open on our laps. “I love the watercolor snow scenes in this book,” I said. “They make me feel like I’m there. Do you like them, Danny?” “Uh-huh.” Danny leaned back against my shoulder. “I wish we had … More Danny’s Owls
A retired financial consultant publishes a weekly advice column. I condensed a portion of his Monday Morning Message for publication here below. See what you think. * * * The casino sign at the entrance read: We Need Winners! Truth is they need 35 losers for every winner. So what do you think they really … More Luck or Loss? You Decide
“Shall I put the telephoto lens on the camera? Or leave the 35mm?” I asked my husband. He drove our car along a deserted road near the base of Wyoming’s Grand Tetons. Early morning frost blanketed the road and vegetation. “Why don’t you put on the telephoto? We probably won’t have a chance to photograph … More Missed Opportunity
November and December flew by for me. I spent a large portion of those two months helping a dear friend. Annie (a pseudonym) is an elderly widow with no children. She has spent all her life helping others. She has done it quietly. She has always been the definition of a true lady—gracious, kind, and … More Who Will Grieve You?