Monday, April 2, 2018

Sometimes the laughter in mothering is the recognition of the ironies and absurdities. Sometimes, though, it'sjust pure, unthinking delight.  Barbara Shapiro It’s early and still dark. It’s quiet but it won’t be for long. My girls will be getting an early start as they head home today. For now I rest in the silence with a grateful

Monday, February 5, 2018

Seek a suitable time for thy meditation, and think frequently of the mercies of God to thee. Thomas à Kempis Jolted, I bring with me to wakefulness memories of my precious little Yorkie, Chelsea. The dream prompted, I’m sure, by photos Gerry and I reminisced over yesterday. I used to call her my perfect dog; I