Background noise is drowned out by the snowflakes hitting the ground. Snow’s arrival gives us nature’s permission to slow down, listen to our own breathing, our own footsteps. It causes us to stop running to catch up with the world, and to stop and notice our private place within the larger realm. Although … More Snow makes everything quieter.
Notice the last line on this magazine cover: Eleanor & Park’s Rainbow Rowell. Yes that’s really the author’s name. Here’s the full cover: I picked this up at my local Barnes & Noble about a week ago but I had no time to read it. I set it aside. As you may (or may not) … More I call your attention to this:
Robbery #1. The intermittent windshield wiper was patented in December 1964. The man who created this invention presented it to the “Big Three” auto companies, General Motors, Ford and Chrysler. He tried to get the auto companies to license the use of his invention, and although they rejected his proposal, they began installing intermittent wipers … More A tale of two robberies
The world’s eyes have turned to the Robin Williams story. He is a man that we all loved, and we really had no idea that he was in so much pain. We mourn him. While there is now much debate on what could have/should have/would have been done, I thought it might be a good … More My own personal crawl through depression vs. a broken leg.
I still have a flip phone. I can’t get Facebook or “apps” on my phone. It only talks and texts. I can so relate to Leroy Jethro Gibbs on NCIS. If the old way works, why change it. Could my grandfather be correct? My husband, aka Mr. Porter, shared this commercial with me, and I … More Paper? Yes, please. Some things need to stay old school.
I’m out of town today, so I thought I would recycle this “draft” that never made it to “publish.” Disclaimer: For entertainment purposes only. All I wanted was some silence. I rushed across the library, my customized orthotic sneaker squeaking with every step. I tried to be quiet, but my limp seemed to advertise my … More Would a Prompt help?
Wise Men from the East Matthew Chapter 2 2 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, 2 saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we have seen His star in the East and … More Wise Men (and women)