…a few thoughts on the to DO list

  I went for a walk tonight. I hadn’t planned on it really. I was on my way back from helping my son drop off his car at the repair shop for the second time this week and as I took the curve, I found myself pulling into the parking lot of a church on the route home.   The sunset was gorgeous and I knew that a little fresh air would do me good. I’ve found I’m a bit huffyRead more

…a few thoughts on noticing…

After leaving my classroom behind for three weeks, I walked in to see that I had neglected a few things. Am thinking my little plant wasn’t feeling so loved at all during my absence. It’s a plant that really doesn’t need much care at all. It’s not one of those persnickety needy plants. It’s not sensitive to light. It  deals with my sporadic watering and can go through long periods of drought. It’s resilient, hardy, and needs so little careRead more

another

She had barely closed the door when I heard “Mom?” She wanted to know if I was home… …and I called back a greeting to my girl. She came up the stairs telling me about the last few days and proceeded to talk until she looked at my face. And then she saw it. “Mom” (she said it with 2 syllables)….”what’s wrong?!” I had heard news of a great loss of a friend from years gone by. Her 17 yearRead more