Did You Play Today?

When it comes to play, Dads are the best! I love the featured photo above. A biodegradable umbrella–shade from the sun for the father’s son. The playfulness between them makes me smile. Moments like these lighten uncomfortable days. They turn hot rides home from school into cool memories. Notice the father’s hand placed on his … More Did You Play Today?

Joplin Tornado

Springtime is the favorite season for many people. But as lovely roses have thorns, so springtime also has its thorns. Tornadoes primarily strike in springtime. According to USTornadoes.com March through June are the months these horrific storms most frequently scour the land. The recent tornadic storms that tore through Alabama and Mississippi reminded me of … More Joplin Tornado

Tulip Time

A popular call and response is given every Sunday in some churches. “God is good all the time,” the pastor says. “All the time, God is good,” the congregation replies. But when we don’t get our way or if things don’t happen exactly the way we think they should, do we truly believe that God … More Tulip Time

Bone Biopsy

On Friday while I was trying to come out of the medicine they gave me during my bone biopsy, I heard the nurse in charge say, “Breathe.” I tried. Really I did. But I fell back into lah-lah land. “Breathe deeper!” she said. “You’re not breathing deep enough.” I think I fell asleep again. “Sing,” … More Bone Biopsy

New Transport

A whole new way to walk arrived at my house the other day. I accepted delivery of a steel rollator walker. It has a seat so I can sit down when I need to. I tried it out in the house while the deliveryman was still here. I couldn’t believe how much easier it made … More New Transport