Category Archives: early morning thoughts

. . . the journey . . . changes . . .

“I am definitely not ready for this,” Tom moaned a few weeks ago when we awakened to our first frozen morning.  Winter is not his happy spot! How different from the warm and sunny of yesterday, I thought, as I  … Continue reading

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. . . more. . . and less.

“Less calories,” I promised as I served our neighbors  slices of beautiful, crustless quiche the last morning of 2017. “Good. That’s what I am about this year.  I want to walk more, drink more water and spend less money,” she … Continue reading

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. . .with pollyanna. . .

It was a brutal night in February, 2004. Snow, fast and furious, struck with force the windows of the trolley car.  I had just left Tom for the night at a Vienna hospital.  My heart felt as cold as my … Continue reading

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seeing . . .lonely.

When the first song began, I knew there would be tears. . . Tom and I are finding that this step of the journey often leads through uncertain dark valleys with adult children and grandchildren. We are walking that path … Continue reading

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. . .i see you. . .

The eyes were blank, staring straight ahead at nothing.  No movement. Almost like a statute.  I tried talking. No response.  What is going on? Are they blind? I became angry as I walked to the other four cages; the picture … Continue reading

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rejoicing . . . in HOPE

I am going to sit right down and write myself a . . . blog.  (that was a 1935 song by Joe Young- only it was a letter he was going to write.) Most days I mentally write this blog … Continue reading

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learning . . . loving. . .on the journey

Surprise!  A second post in a week. I would love to blog weekly, but alas, retirement is such a busy job.  We have more projects going than hours in the day but as this is a special day and a cold, … Continue reading

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