The Gift of Christmas

Poppy

The men are all gathered around the TV. Daughter Shelby is hanging out with friends she hasn’t seen since high school graduation, ten years ago. Konnie is in the kitchen preparing treats for a Christmas Eve gathering. Grandson Sullivan and his parents are visiting the other grandparents. And the dogs — ¬†Poe, Poppy, Portia, Dallie, [Read More...]

As women gather

momtaihandsa

A week ago I was in a hospital in Spokane, Washington celebrating the birth of our first grandchild. There were tears that day, too, but of a different sort. Tears of joy. I remember little from all those religion classes I took at University but the one thing I do remember is how eternity was [Read More...]

Zippity Do Da Day

It’s a Zippity Do Da day around here. Usually I’m not a gambling woman but I have a $25 Starbucks bet riding on the outcome of this day. You all know how much I like my Starbucks. This bet is all about chromosomes. And their placement in the alphabet. I’m betting on pig-tails and pink. [Read More...]


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