Green-yellow heavy orbs with golden-brown mottling are bending the boughs of the Keefer pear tree. The Honey bees are still in abundance even though they are moving sluggishly in the cool late autumn days. They love the pears and guard them stringently.
The Keefers are not the prettiest of fruit they are large, hard, yet juicy. They soften long after hitting the ground. The time comes when I can wait no longer and with my husband wielding the
I know too much nostalgia is not a good thing; It causes one to long, in an unhealthy way, for things past and dwell on times that will never again be. I know the Lords wants us to stay in the here-and-now, because that's where he is! But, today I tumbled into it as though nostalgia was a place and I accidentally walked through the entry. It was not true nostalgia for I was in a place holding no special memories or events in my life, so on an emotional level I have
The colored bits of glass, stones and metal are strewn across the work table before me. I stir them with a searching finger. This is not an aimless pursuit, but one of waiting for the colors, texture and my imaginings to all come together and to loosely form a design for a new piece of jewelry.
This will be costume jewelry because the findings and pieces of metal needed will be of the plated or filled variety, unless I choose copper. Today, I think I'll
Life is constantly changing; it doesn’t ever let me catch my breath. I prefer consistency, slow shifts, and want everyone’s movements to revolve around my life and my expectations. I admit it I am selfish in my own particular way, and I want all of my friend’s decisions to depend on my acceptance and comfort. They seem to accept this, but go ahead and do what they had planned anyway!
Major changes happened in the last couple of years; two of my best
Discontent, certainly that would name it, perhaps in a shallow way. A restless winter, for sure! Couch lust season? No, couch disgust! Never thought I would say it. My place of solace, comfort, stress reliever, so many good things it is. But the last two months it has proven to be a rust-red, dark green, western motif prison.
Following our Dr.’s advice of course, we took the flu shot in the fall for precaution as most seniors do now-a-days. All