Simply Beautiful

I was at an installation banquet last week.  It was a new organization to me (not to hubby), and I was hungry and looked forward to an evening of no cooking (I know, you’re thinking, “what cooking”)?  The room was packed and the evening had a full agenda.  It was a...

In the Valley

Any of my family, friends or followers know that I LOVE stories.  Give me a good book or movie and I’m in hog heaven.  I rate a good story on a “box” rating versus a star rating.  One box of tissues per star.  So, if I give a story a “5 box” rating, you know it’s...

Feeling the Loss

This past week, to put it bluntly, has been a heavy emotional toll for me.  I have suffered a loss not once, but three times.  First, my father-in-law (my “dad” when my own passed) went home to Glory surrounded by our large family.  We cried, laughed and reminisced to...

I Can See Clearly Now

It struck me this week as family was together, comforting one another as our beloved patriarch prepared to pass to his Heavenly home, what’s truly important in life.  While receiving this jolt of reality, I remembered a popular song I used to sing in 1972: I can see...