Blessed Are Those Who Persevere

Close your eyes and do not peek, And I’ll rub spring across your cheek. Smooth as satin, soft and sleek, Now close your eyes and do not peek. I can’t begin to count how many times my husband has come home from a spring outing with these words from his childhood . . .  and… Continue reading Blessed Are Those Who Persevere

Five Thoughts from the Doorway

"Deep in our hearts, we know that the best things said come last," said Alan Alda in his memoir entitled Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself.  He's right, of course.  We chat for hours of an evening, asking for and receiving updates on mutual friends, alternately bragging on and complaining about our kids; and then "linger… Continue reading Five Thoughts from the Doorway