Monthly Archives: June 2015

Country or City 29 June 2015

Remember the story of the country mouse and the city mouse? I’m definitely the country mouse, but I do enjoy the city. I love the wide-open spaces, or a tree-lined mountain trail, a wind-swept shoreline with waves crashing-a place where … Continue reading

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Perfect 25 June 2015

One of my perfect days starts with a half a cup of coffee before sunrise and leading me into a six-mile run that feels more like three. Return to watch the completion of the sunrise with a full cup of … Continue reading

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Missing 24 June 2015

I miss snow falling when it’s summer. I miss Black Cows and Sugar Babies. I miss bunk beds and tiny babies warm in my arms. I miss innocence and not knowing any better. I miss being able to call Cathy … Continue reading

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Forgive and Forget? 22 June 2015

What is required to forgive someone? First, I guess, an openness to be vulnerable┬áto the hurt caused; to expose the bruised and battered heart because forgiveness necessitates pain and then, with great hope, healing. It takes time to come to … Continue reading

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Habits 17 June 2015

One of my best habits is running. It is good because I’m consistent. I usually run about five miles, five days a week. Sometimes I run further and sometimes as little as four miles. It is good because it pumps┬ámy … Continue reading

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Beautiful 15 June 2015

One of the most beautiful things I’ve ever seen was Bridle Veil Falls at Yellowstone. Hiking up the trail in the early morning, we caught little glimpses of the falls. Soon enough, the top of the falls became visible and … Continue reading

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Dinner 11 June 2015

One of my favorite dinners includes: zucchini grilled with a bit of olive oil, salt, pepper and garlic paired with salmon that has also been grilled and is crusty golden brown on both sides. In my perfect dinner world, there … Continue reading

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rest 8 June 2015

Everyone talks about how teachers get three months off and so their job must be the best of both worlds-to get paid for three months when you aren’t even working! Ha! Follow a teacher around for a while and you’ll … Continue reading

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By the way side 4 June 2015

I used to care a great deal about a lot of things I no longer give a thought to, except with some kind of fond nostalgia, an inner smile when I come across them:   Smurfs. I had a whole … Continue reading

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Qualities 1 June 2015

What are the qualities that make overcoming obstacles and achieving possible? You have to have perseverance, to be able to doggedly stick to your goals no matter what people say and no matter what falls in front of you on … Continue reading

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