Why is it called Menopause?

So…I’m wondering why they call it Menopause when it should be called Meno-irregular or BodyBigger or DiaphoresisOut-of-Control.  I do realize that I’m actually in Peri-menopause which is when the symptoms are at their worst but Dear Lord, with the number of hot flashes I’m having, I should at least be losing water weight! But no…I got…

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The Hesitant Hostess

I went to our women’s devotional Tuesday evening. The lesson was on being a gracious hostess, and opening your home to family, friends and neighbors. There were examples of very inexpensive table decorations and ways to make a “homey” environment. One of the terms thrown around was “the reluctant entertainer”.  Now there is nothing like…

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Mother’s Day Memories

I read a post on Shallow Reflections that sent a flood of memories of my own mother. She passed away 17 years ago and I still remember so many amazing things about her. I don’t believe my mother ever slept. She stayed up to all hours of the night making crafts. She sewed dolls, painted ceramics, made…

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