Thank You, Mothers

Today in the United States, we remember mothers and express our gratitude for their lives and for their influence on our lives. I am remembering and thanking, in a special way, three of my mothers: Anna, Angeline, and Doris Rose. These are a few special memories. Mémère Anna, my paternal grandmother, was always so serious. … More Thank You, Mothers

A Time for Folly

Sometimes, you just need a little folly in your life! With so many reasons of late to be sad, frightened, and worried, it is good to take a break to enjoy the company and laughter of friends. We had such a time this week at the church where I work. When I say folly, I … More A Time for Folly

My Dad’s Stories

I have been thinking a lot about my Dad in the past month. Just before Memorial Day, my sister asked me what I know about our father’s service record and the medals he was awarded for his valor during World War II. I know that information only because I now have the medals and his … More My Dad’s Stories


When I started this blog last July, I expected that I would post photographs and reflections once a week. Fifteen days have passed, and still no post. The repeated postponement is partly that I have been engaged in other activities, but mostly that I don’t seem to have much to say. I have been pondering … More Anticipation