I GUESS THERE ARE SOME THINGS MONEY CAN’T BUY…

True Story: I overheard an acquaintance tell a story saying she heard someone pounding on her front door… she didn’t say knocking, she said ‘pounding!’ She went to answer it and a determined woman was there who demanded, “WHERE ON EARTH DID YOU GET YOUR MAIL BOX? I’VE BEEN LOOKING ALL OVER  FOR THE PAST […]

What Love is… or Perhaps Isn’t…

“Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit” ~Peter Ustinov. A few years back, I was on a very long interstate car ride and listening to Delilah (desperate listening: most stations were too static).  A man called in to request a song for his true love, the woman he […]

My Favorite Quote of the Day~

“Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead…”  Oscar Wilde ~But how would one do that, some may ask: Effort, practice, study, and determined will are the answer- It starts with the very little things: a service, a kindness, a prayer, a good deed, […]

If I Write:

Academia:  “Write of roses, daffodils, and violets, White linen, drownings, and yellow-wallpaper creeping madness” If I write: This artist will write of your painted rainbow mists– Blue mornings, pink horizons, and golden oceans! If I write: This gray moth will write of Your stained-glass-monarch-butterfly universe! If I write: This traveler will write of worlds that collide The Pacific and […]