The Face of Calm

I had someone tell me recently that I stay remarkably calm in the face of chaos. I’m not sure how true that is but I’m glad that it seems to be my reputation. The benefit of having dealt with chaos is that a) nothing surprises you and b) you have a realistic viewpoint of what…

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A Christmas Poem

I was asked to write a poem for our Christmas Service last week.  This is what I came up with… Decembers here, the list is made The shopping has begun The oven’s prepped to make the treats We work until we’re done We decorate the Christmas tree With ornaments and lights We put the blow-ups…

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The Plight of the Big Lady Shorts

Eric and I are heading out on a cruise soon…one of the perks of being Empty Nesters. When the eaters leave, you tend to have extra funds. We are headed to the Carribean in a big ship with our own balcony – thankfully, since that may be the only place I’m comfortable in a bathing…

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