I've been sleeping more lately; going to bed earlier and getting up later, and it feels divine when I can turn away from the voice that says, "You are being lazy. Why are you sleeping so much? There must be something wrong with you! Nothing will get done if you don't do it. You have… Continue reading The diamond necklace
Years ago, I was on vacation in Florida, walking up the beach thinking that I needed a hat. I don't like wearing hats, so I didn't bring one with me on the trip, but the sun was intense and after several days in it, my face had started to feel burned. At that moment, I… Continue reading Ask and expect
We knew that Fred had certain challenges when we adopted him, but were not aware that he didn't have the ability to find his way home. After 2 very long absences, we realized that if we let him outside, chances were, he would get lost, so we constructed a "cat pen" for him. At first, I… Continue reading Make a decison..then let it go
Jack and I are leaving for Maine this morning. I have taken a lot of virtual tours of homes in Maine over the past month, and now we are going to do drive-bys of the actual houses. We know what we want in a home; age, size, location, neighborhood, yard. We just have no idea… Continue reading The question that stops us
When I first posted the photograph of "Wonder" on my blog, I was not looking for a home for her. It was too early, in my mind, for that. So when I got an email from friends, Patty and Mark, saying that they had been looking for an orange kitten and would like to adopt… Continue reading Relaxing into the mystery
I got up later than Jack this morning. He was sitting in the living room drinking coffee as I came down the stairs and the first thing he said was, "You would not believe what happened last night!" I could tell it was going to be a good story so I poured my coffee and… Continue reading The “Wonder” of it all. ….and a little contest!
My mother called yesterday afternoon asked me to bring her back the book that she loaned me a few weeks ago (the book that she said she didn't want back). I said, "Mom, I loaned that book to someone. You said that you didn't want it back." She replied, "Oh, I never said that! Never… Continue reading Trusting the Good