Hot Air

Sun shines down so hot, Cotton field dirt burns bare feet, The hot air shimmers. Summer days of old, Cousins playing on the farm, Hot dirt, hot air…joy! Huddled inside now, Cool air, carpet, dimness here, Where is hot air joy? © D. Elaine Wood-Lane 7-31-16 I recall a time in my childhood, when Mother’sContinue reading “Hot Air”


I just recalled something I heard on the radio yesterday that concerned me so consider this a public service announcement of sorts. Please forgive my ignorance of the finer details of the Pokemon-Go game, but I’m assuming the idea is to follow clues to collect Pikachus? Anywho, a radio emcee had wondered if younger people/teensContinue reading “POKEMON GO PSA FOR PARENTS FROM A CONCERNED GRANDMOTHER…”

Finding Joy

Philippians 4:8-9 (NLT) 8 And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise. 9 Keep putting into practice all you learned and received from me—everything you heard fromContinue reading “Finding Joy”

Walking Through Life

I walk through life, wandering, wondering, what really matters, what makes life sacred and why are so many people angry and alone? We all want and need to be understood, to be seen, to be accepted. What if… instead of seeking to be understood, seen, and accepted, We instead choose… to understand, see, and acceptContinue reading “Walking Through Life”

Sunshine Through Gray

It’s a wet, gray, dreary looking day, but I refuse to let it stay that way! I’m going to smile some sunshine through, until my warmth burns away all the dew. So, gray Friday, I’m warning you, I’m going to shine no matter what you do! Happy Friday and July 1 everybody! Hope your dayContinue reading “Sunshine Through Gray”