Above is the Star of Bethlehem as viewed in South Africa according to a twitter on December 21, 2020. The conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn that last happened 800 years ago. We viewed it first from the tree park across … Continue reading A babe is born…
New Zealand, Tasmania, Australia. We “Princessed” for two weeks and then visited Cindy’s “Penpal” friends in Brisbane, returning home late-January. Celebrating the New Year on the “Ruby.” Elizabeth and Barry took us to their 300- acre working ranch for a restful end to … Continue reading 2020
My life has been touched by U.S. history – the McCarthy era, the Vietnam War, and other events. I will discuss how these events shaped my destiny. I have written this memoir to share the ups and downs of my … Continue reading Rebel with a Passion
I can’t open my iPhone with my thumbprint anymore. They (fingerprints) have disappeared! Is this part of the aging process? There are “fixes on the internet” for my iPhone 6, however, when looking at my thumb there is nothing there-no “rings” and … Continue reading Disappearing Thumbprint
Advent Devotional: Missional & Messianic* By T.D. Proffitt** The Christian Calendar, like the Jewish calendar, has special times or seasons. For Christians, the first is a time of introspection and preparation for Easter, Lent; the second is Easter, the third … Continue reading Enjoy, reflect, prepare, anticipate.
Every Christmas it has been my pleasure to read “The Journey of the Magi” by T. S. Eliot. Introduced to this poem as a teen, it is responsible for changing my life, if ever so slightly, or, maybe significantly. My … Continue reading Faith
My mother would call me to palaver and often would mention that I need a hair cut. We may have seen each other a day or two before so obviously, my hair was longer than the norm. With CV I have … Continue reading Ponytail Next?
President-elect Biden calls for unity is title of the article on Yahoo this morning with the photo behind a seal. Pray that the election brouhaha will soon be over and, yes, we go forward as a unified nation of peoples. Continue reading Biden Calls for Unity
We tried and tried to no avail. Even with help from a doctor. We would go to his office and offer some semen and he would do whatever he did. Your mom was trying. We finally decided to adopt. A week or so afterward … Continue reading You were a long time coming.
Return to a Natal Place: The Importance of Home by Veronica Michalowski (Author) The theme for this book emerges from the Great Pandemic of 2020. At this time with shelter-in-place, there is no sanctuary more important than HOME. When looking over the collection … Continue reading Return to a Natal Place: The Importance of Home