Part 1 can be found right here. [Change your hearts] As I was going over every possible place that mold could be hidden from sight, I thought of Laura Story's song "Blessings." Though I initially reacted with panic at the sight of mold, it turned out to be a huge blessing. August, September and October were … Continue reading Remedy for the Heart: Part 2
Andrew washes his hands as I wait to brush my teeth. I lean over and give him a kiss on the cheek. He looks at me as if to say, what was that for? "Sometimes you just have to lean over and give your man a kiss," I say. Our kitty, Jessie, screams for her … Continue reading Tender Moments
“A frontier represents uncharted territory. It could be a remote piece of land or a new field of study, but if someone calls it "the frontier," you are challenged to explore it.” --Vocabulary.com “Marriage is the greatest adventure of them all. It's filled with pitfalls, setbacks, and mistakes. It's a journey worth taking because you … Continue reading Marriage: The Final Frontier?
Because Andrew and I share our home with two cats, we always leave the bathroom door open while we're showering or bathing so that our girls can come and go to do their business. (Don't worry, this isn't going to be a "tmi" talk about our cats business.) If Andrew decides to jump in the … Continue reading Tub Talk: Okay, level with Me…
A Handicapped Friend by my grandpa James D. A handicap, is a friend who shares Whatever comes our way Who helps by thoughtful words and deeds To brighten up our day Who knows the heartaches That lie heavy on the mind And tries to ease the hurt of each By being extra kind … Continue reading My Grandpa’s Poetry
While I'm feeding the cats this morning Andrew says to me: "I have to take you out tomorrow for your Halloween present" Me: "Halloween present?" I didn't know you gave presents for Halloween? Andrew: "Tis the Season" Me: "You're funny! So, what's my present?" Andrew: "You'll have to wait 'till tomorrow, but I know my … Continue reading Happy Belated Halloween
I was proud that I'd finally accomplished something around here; the bathroom was spotless! So maybe it was the only room in this joint that was, but I considered it a victory none the less. I'd hung our nicest IKEA towel on the towel bar, along with one of the hand towels my parents bought … Continue reading Bathroom Humor?