The Postman

"You made Mrs. March feel like she could see again. You made Ford believe he was part of something. You give out hope like it was candy in your pocket."

Robert Heinlein

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."

Gilda Radner

“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity.”

Patrick Overton

"When you have come to the edge of all light that you know and are about to drop off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen: there will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught how to fly."

I Am Not A Computer Geek

I absolutely, positively, without a doubt, do not see myself as a computer geek. My daughter, and others seem to see it differently. Apparently, as an answer to a hypothetical question, most women would not choose a top of the line Dell configured any way they want, over diamonds. I find this almost impossible to believe. You WEAR a diamond. …

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Halloween Antics and Stuff

It did not start out looking like the best possible day for Halloween around here. The forecast called for thunderstorms. Boy were they ever right! The kids are never daunted by anything though, and they had Halloween in those moments when the rain let up for a bit. All of my children have always been a bit of a ham …

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Dear Mr. Jesus

From the very first time I heard it a few years ago, this song has always brought me to tears instantly. With the video added to it though, it completely tears my heart to pieces. There just has to be a way to educate people. Can one person make a difference? – Dear Mr. Jesus (video) – Dear Mr. Jesus …

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This Strange Old Man

Every community has one. Ours does. He is the community stranger. Ours is an old man, a strange old man. His old suit is well mended and clean, but he seems a bit different than you and me. His gruffy, scruffy dog is always at his side. We are not sure where he comes from, or where he goes to, …

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Still Stands Tall and Proud

We have many trees where we live, but this one is special. Something about it brings me comfort and peace. Standing at the corner of our property, it has welcomed me home every day for many years. And as it welcomed me, I watched it change as the seasons changed. I’ve watched it blossom in the spring, give me shade …

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