Peace After The Chaos

This photo I found with a handy google search is a good example of how my life feels sometimes – scrambled and chaotic.  But if you look close, there is some balance and artistic magic in the rendition.  I think that is really what my life strives to be.  I really need to say “our” lives,…

Weekends Aren’t for the Weak

Every day of my work week I have my list of things to do, things to accomplish, things to fix, things to start and a few totally unexpected things to do…. Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm, (give or take). Then, from 6pm to 9pm (give or take), I have filled with other things I…

Wanted: A Rubber Home

I just bet you wonder what I am talking about!! Until recently, I wouldn’t have had a clue about rubber homes and I had never even heard of any such thing before. But, I was speaking to the grandmother of a childhood friend of mine, and she referred to memories of her own rubber home,…

We Were Just a Table Full of Women

Holidays and family get togethers are hectic and chaotic scenes.  We usually spend these with an extended family of friends and many branches of in-laws, outlaws, neighbors, and strays. The best part is after the meal is over and everyone retreats to their respected groups – men with the men, women with the women, and…