This year has been a mess like nothing I’ve ever seen in my 59 years of living! The world is changing so fast and there seems to be so many more dangers than there were when this year began. Deadly mysterious viruses, broken economy, violence, natural disasters, and opportunists looming in the background to take advantage of … Continue reading Just Keep Swimming, Swimming, Swimming!
Teach your children well. If necessary, use words. Mostly though, get them involved with other children of all races, ethnicities, socioeconomic groups, political groups, and differently abled groups. It will teach them love, acceptance, and respect for others that they won’t find on their own. I was never exposed to people of color until I … Continue reading Teach Your Children
As many of you know, I've traveled a lot this summer. My husband and I traveled to Ireland, Spain, England, and spent one day in France. Then last week I traveled to the Chicago area to spend time with my baby grandson, daughter-in-law and son. I've said all my life that I truly believe … Continue reading Kindness and Goodness Wins!!
Twenty years ago today, the Oklahoma bombing occurred and a tornado was headed towards my sons' school that same afternoon. I was at work and could do nothing about either situation. I was a basket case, heartbroken, terrified, and worn out. My fiance' picked me up from work. My boys were safe and happy, eyes … Continue reading Sunbeams|NaPoWriMo Day 17
From dusk to dawn the night is long and hope seems far away. Then out of the dark comes the mockingbird's call, and pink skies herald the day. As the sun also rises, our strength comes along, and we forget the dark night far away. dewl12.11.14