Not What I Wanted

Sometimes not getting what you want is a great boon. It’s a cloudy winter afternoon in the waning days of 2016. I’m sitting comfortably on my sofa, reflecting on all the blessings in my life and thinking about how unexpected most of them are. I could tell you about all the twists and turns my […]

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A Resolution Worth Keeping

The parking lot at my local YMCA was jam-packed this evening when I drove past it on my way home from work. It’s like this every January, as swarms of the well intentioned seek fulfillment by weight loss. By Valentine’s Day, most of them will be in their recliners watching TV. I really can’t criticize […]

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Little Things

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” This much-washed, charming little rug graces the floor in my son’s home near Seattle, Washington, a mere 2,991 miles from our humble abode in Georgia. So. Far. Away. My husband and I are visiting Kevin this week, something […]

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