Putting Away Christmas

Putting Away Christmas

My least favorite holiday is Halloween. Our neighborhood is invaded by ghouls, ten foot skeletons, ghosts and even a guillotine. Halloween is in the 3 billion dollar bracket with spending: costumes for adults, children and their pets, a huge supply of candy to give...
A Christmas Concert

A Christmas Concert

Every year our church does a Christmas concert. For the past three years I’ve been blessed to still be able to sing in the choir. I’ve been singing all my life, but voices change over the years. As long as the Lord enables me, I’ll keep singing. Last year the music...
A Christmas Poem

A Christmas Poem

Dear Readers, I didn’t write about a mouse this year, but that turned into a darling children’s book thanks to a great publisher and illustrator! This year, since I can’t send you all Christmas cards, I’d like to share my Christmas poem for 2023. May the Lord bless...
Visiting Family

Visiting Family

I hopped on a plane from San Diego and flew to Florida to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with my daughter and family. They have a beautiful rural setting in the country with an acre, wetlands on each side, and the beautiful St. John’s River flowing past. My son-in-...
Keeping up with Maya II

Keeping up with Maya II

I discovered a magic toy. It’s a device that produces a little red laser dot. Maya goes bananas when I press the button and will frantically pursue the elusive dot all over the living room with woofs and whimpers. She digs at the carpet if I leave it in one place too...