When I was 16, I worked as a nurse's aid in our local hospital. The head nurses on each floor were responsible for our evaluations. The only thing that I remember about my first written evaluation was the comment, "Mary is over-zealous". I left the meeting feeling pretty good and after work, met my mother… Continue reading Choosing to face the world
On a recent trip, I saw this little house with a clock built into the peak! I have never seen such a thing (outside of Disney World houses, which I also love!). It made me smile. The Spirit of God is alive in this world, manifesting through us all of the time, in countless ways,… Continue reading Taking myself seriously…time to lighten up!
I was shopping yesterday and saw this card. I had to buy it. The caption is: "Having a place to go is a home. Having someone to love is a family" Donna Hedges Jack and I have decided to move into town. We want a bigger place, one that can more easily accommodate family, visitors and… Continue reading Home
When Jack and I went to Costa Rica last year, one of the many things that we appreciated was the wonderful care taken, with even the smallest detail, at our hotel. We used to look forward to going back to our room to see what the women who cleaned and tidied it daily, would do… Continue reading Doing “something” really well…pause…
3 days ago, I was walking into Hannaford grocery store, and this little girl was coming out. I heard her before I saw her. As the big inner doors were sliding to the sides, giggling was pouring out . I then saw the balloons and the happiest little person holding all of the strings. I… Continue reading a beautiful moment
Travelling to cities for me is a big deal and truthfully, I just don't like them....I want to like them. I want to say how exhilarating it is being in a cultural center, but my entire being is generally saying something different like, "Get me out of here!" There is a line from the movie… Continue reading I’m ok
My mother and I met for breakfast yesterday. As we were getting ready to leave the restaurant, she said, "These are not all that comfortable (pointing to her shoes) I'm going to look for another pair today." I looked down at her feet. She was wearing sandals. No socks. Even though it was April 2nd,… Continue reading Looking for something to love (and the winners of the Mary’s Skin Survival Balm)