Rough Season– don’t you think?

 I’m surprised we’re still here, aren’t you? I have now listened to the Ps 121, Ps 37, Ps 18 and\or Rick Warren, Joyce Meyer, Beth Moore, RT Kendall, Steven Furtick and a bunch of other sermons and scripture. Roughly 32 billion times. Conclusion…we are going to make it guys.  strengthandcourage.That is what I am talkingContinue reading “Rough Season– don’t you think?”

First thanksgiving after ______

So it’s going 👌 okay! I think that– as with many scary things– the anticipation is much worse than the actuality.   __________ Is not here and the future looks uncertain… However, I do still have ☔ Washed pavement Mrs Pollifax novels. Current fave: Mrs. Pollifax  on the China Station Read by Barbara Rosenblat veryContinue reading “First thanksgiving after ______”


I had the day from H*E*double hockey sticks! Ugh. Emergency thankfulness list: Audio books while baking or gardening Honeysuckle, in all conceivable forms Blended mochas with whip Clean sheets with matching pillowcases Flannel anything Emma Thompson movies Unselfconscious and kind-hearted innocence Writing on chalkboards Kitchen aprons with pockets Bobby pins–so many uses! Mascara–instant massive improvementContinue reading “INTERVENTION!!”

Things to love

Birthday Candles on a homemade cake with buttercups all along the bottom edge Taking bread out of the oven Mud puddles and catching snowflakes on your tongue Gazing at my kids and realizing that they are lovely human beings and have far surpassed my wisdom Clean hospital bathrooms with the little door to put yourContinue reading “Things to love”

Things to 💘

​ Mutual of Omahas Wild Kingdom with Marlon Perkins on Sunday nights in the 70’s Bell bottom pants and afros, for that matter Watching IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE on Thanksgiving Day Libraries, thrift stores, yard sales–cheap treasure hunt Playing endless games of fetch Unwrapping presents 🎁 60’s girl groups when cats and dogs actually get along Wading,Continue reading “Things to 💘”

Things to love 🌷

Baking 🍪 How my dog 🐕 takes a nap in a puddle of sunlight Hot pot – how did I ever live without this? Porch swings Made bed Epsom salt bath🛁 great for bedtime autoimmune aches Princess Bride Zucchini patches The sound of slicing veggies Wendy’s taco salads Cheese-endless variety Hot buttered popcorn. The smell!Continue reading “Things to love 🌷”


I couldn’t get out of bed today I forgot I do this at times. 🌻 Patience, Jennifer I’ve been taking sleeping meds regularly, so I’ve been feeling better. Darn it! I was feeling so good: I thought maybe God had healed me. I need a hug. 💔 Faked ME out Okay reboot my heart. RegularContinue reading “MS BLUES”

Things to love

☕birthday cake 🎂 🍵Audible books ☕comfy sweatshirts 🍵smell of new-mown grass ☕cooking holiday feasts 🍵hot cocoa with three marshmallows ☕hanging out with the dogs 🍵cozy mysteries ☕Earl Grey, hot 🍵rearranging the furniture ☕Galaxy Quest 🍵chore charts ☕talking to my Auntie 🍵 onimatopea: Splash! Crack! Slither! ☕Beach combing 🍵Baby plants. Leaflets, I think they’re called? ☕SidewalkContinue reading “Things to love”