Last summer while in Canada I picked up “The Road” by Cormac McCarthy. Big mistake. I was going to re-gift* this book at my Writer’s Group party next week but I wanted to read it first. First, let me confess: there are very few novels that I actually finish reading. They just don’t hold my … More Being cold, wet, tired and hungry makes me feel unloved. So why read a book about it?
It’s ok, kids, if you don’t know who that is. He made a lot of sarcastic observations. And he was usually right. Here’s some of my thoughts lately: Why is it that during this season of Peace on Earth, people are more rude, drive more recklessly, and spend more money than they should, driving themselves … More In an Andy Rooney kind of mood #grumpy
If you’ve read my blog for any length of time, you are aware that Casting Crowns is my favorite band. My son and I went to JC Penneys to buy his winter coat. Of course I prayed beforehand that I would find a coupon and that prayer was answered and I saved $30. When we … More Casting Crowns and the Vet and other stories #Friday
Sometimes it’s time to move on. It’s time to leave someone’s life or let them leave yours. Sometimes it’s time to walk out of that job and say, “BYE!” Sometimes a person in your life has pushed your limit of how much verbal abuse, manipulation, and control you can endure. It’s time to tear the … More Happy Trails or Burning the Bridge
I finished a python class last night. We started with eleven people. Each week we lost a few as it was “too hard”, “too confusing” or they “didn’t understand.” I felt pretty good as I was one of the last remaining survivors. The others were a Scientist and a Mathematician/ Statistics person of some sort. … More And then there were three #class
Here in the USA, we just celebrated Thanksgiving, a day set aside to be thankful for all the people in our lives, the roof over our head, food in our belly and clothes on our backs. As Christians, we are supposed to be thankful every day. This can be difficult to do when circumstances cause pain … More Giving thanks in ALL things. #thanksgiving
I took my coffee can filled with loose change to the bank Wednesday. The can tipped over in the car sending coins flying across the seat and between the seat and door. I scraped up as much as I could find. I put the coins into the coin machine at the bank which deposits the … More Coincidence?! I don’t think so. #shopping #bargains