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Thank You, Broadmoor

Thank You, Broadmoor

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 3, 2019) I’m writing a bit early this week because today is an anniversary for me…of sorts.  Six years ago today we moved Mother into Broadmoor…

Peeps, Reese’s Eggs, and Jelly Bellies: What’s Your Favorite?

Peeps, Reese’s Eggs, and Jelly Bellies: What’s Your Favorite?

(ROCKWALL, TX — April 7, 2019) It’s like Christmas in pink and yellow!!!!!  Bunnies, eggs, lilies, baskets, crosses, glitter, Easter grass in psychedelic colors…it’s a sensory overload!  Chocolate bunnies &…

The Ups and Downs of Spring

The Ups and Downs of Spring

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 25, 2019) Red, watering eyes, sneezing, misery, the fog of antihistamines…does any of this sound familiar?  All that beautiful yellow fluff flying through the air, covering…

Honoring St. Patrick

Honoring St. Patrick

  (ROCKWALL, TX — March 18, 2019) New leaf green!  Some may call it chartreuse, some lime.  Then there’s sage and seafoam along with emerald or even olive drab.  I…

What Hand Have You Been Dealt?

What Hand Have You Been Dealt?

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 28, 2019) Spending time this week with friends who are ill reminded me of what can be done with these hands.  Most of the things I…

Pass the Gravy

Pass the Gravy

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 7, 2019) I spent 40 plus years caring for folks who had had heart attacks.  In that period of time I honed my skills to know…

A Good Word from a Good Egg

A Good Word from a Good Egg

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 2, 2019) It’s all put away leaving nothing but dust impressions on the few areas that were NOT covered with something Christmas.  I’ve heard people say…

Come, You Who are the Faithful

Come, You Who are the Faithful

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 24, 2018) I wonder what the characters in my manger scenes do while humans aren’t around.  We came to understand such goings-on when our youngest grand…

He was a Watcher

He was a Watcher

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 10, 2018) I walked by my manger scene this weekend, but noticed something different about Joseph.  He looked very strange as he watchfully guarded the characters…

The Adventure of Christmas

The Adventure of Christmas

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 3, 2018) Why is Christmas called ADVENT?  To me that suggests an ADVENTURE!  Looking at it from Mary’s perspective, HOW MUCH OF AN ADVENTURE COULD THAT…

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