Monthly Archives: January 2012

February Thaw Is Early

Usually we get a thaw about the third week in February.  It’s a period, usually just a few days, of mild weather.  It’s a welcome break in the midst of bitter cold and snow.  This year the thaw arrived this week. Yesterday the … Continue reading

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Resonance of Words

Yesterday I got an email from MetroTix advertising upcoming shows in various theaters in town. The one at the top of the list was titled Rock of Ages. I immediately thought of the old hymn: Rock of Ages, cleft for … Continue reading

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At Least It’s Not Snow

It started raining Tuesday evening, I believe. It rained all day Wednesday and through the night. It was still raining this morning. There were no storms, just persistent rain. Sleet and freezing rain were in the forecast but the temperatures … Continue reading

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Tutors Touch Base

This morning was our regular meeting of the reading tutors. These are usually good meetings and today was no exception. Two teachers from one of the schools in the district were there with lots of handouts and ideas to help … Continue reading

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Tax Time Already?

Can it possibly be tax time already? My accountant has mailed his workbook he asks his clients to use to organize and gather their papers so he can prepare their income taxes. I really need to get started on this … Continue reading

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Unexpected Treat

When I was a young girl, my mother had a special unbaked cheesecake she would make for dessert on very special occasions. I remember she had to rub cottage cheese through a sieve or strainer to make it. I had … Continue reading

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Musical Prayers

At my church, various members of the congregation are asked to write the devotional which is printed in the weekly bulletin. I was asked to do the one for February 15. The following is what I submitted: Speaking to one … Continue reading

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