Just walk away, Renee

July 16, 2024
I do think about them from time to time. I wonder where they are and how their significant other is. If they’ve traveled recently and where. But if I saw them...

Gee, it’s good to be back home, again

July 10, 2024
Oh, to be able to step into a time machine and revisit the old days. What is it that's so alluring about the past? Is it the innocence of youth, when the world hangs...

How powerful is prayer?

June 10, 2024
There's a fairly visible pastor in my social media feeds. Someone I met almost 20 years ago in the course of my job. I was a bit...judgmental...about him and I...

No wrong turns

June 5, 2024
There are no wrong turns...only unexpected paths. So said Mark Nepo in my morning reading a few months ago. It's a great way to look at life. Oh, sure, you...

Historical fashion made my day

May 26, 2024
Last week I visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art and I couldn't resist this exhibition.  I love historical fashion.  Or any fashion at all. This particular...

Life worked out, just not the way I thought it would

May 20, 2024
It worked out, but not like I thought it would. Oh my gosh, is that true or what? We can make all the plans we like, but two roads are always going to diverge...

When things we thought were unnecessary are actually quite ...

May 16, 2024
This hangs in my little home in Rochester, NY and since it's on the refrigerator, I look at it a lot. (Ok, maybe too much. But that's another post) I love it,...

Talkin’ ’bout my generation..

May 8, 2024
When I was younger, I had neither time nor the inclination for nostalgia. There was no past--just the present. The young present. The "now" of my generation. But...

What’s so hard about giving grace?

April 22, 2024
I'm not sure I ever understood what giving grace really meant until recent years. It means giving someone: the chance, the time and the ability to make mistakes...

Fragility and strength: the beauty of glass art

April 18, 2024
Welcome to the Corning Museum of glass, about an hour and three-quarters from my hometown of Rochester, NY. It's huge---so huge! Fascinating--historically and...

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