One Big Thing…Part Two

So my idea of “one big thing” per day is working pretty well. What used to be a commonplace activity has become the highlight of the day. And as long as I can do one something out of the ordinary, I think I’ve accomplished my goal. On Saturday, my one big thing was to mowContinue reading “One Big Thing…Part Two”

Shared Reading: From Richard E. Byrd’s “Alone”

“But you must have faith- you must have faith in the outcome, I whispered to myself. It is like a flight, a flight into another unknown. You start and you cannot turn back. You must go on, trusting your instruments, the course you have plotted on the charts, and the reasonableness of events. Whatever goesContinue reading “Shared Reading: From Richard E. Byrd’s “Alone””

Back on Social Media – The Hiatus is Done…

Yesterday was Easter Sunday and time to break my hiatus from social media. I had considered not logging back on, but after some deliberation and with the current state of social distancing, I thought it probably would be a good idea to go back. So a quick change from the all-black profile pic and coverContinue reading “Back on Social Media – The Hiatus is Done…”

One Big Thing a Day…

The days of quarantine continue to to trudge along. As I was telling my daughter, some days will be better than others. The past couple of days have been good ones and I’m trying to think in positive terms about the days ahead. Yesterday, I helped my daughter and her mother’s family and my sisterContinue reading “One Big Thing a Day…”

Another Week Almost Done….

Another week in the surreal world of the unseen enemy is nearly done. It’s been just over three weeks of quarantine due to the coronavirus. I’ve learned just when you think things can’t get any more complicated, any more surreal, they most often do. The new routine of life is definitely an adjustment. Getting usedContinue reading “Another Week Almost Done….”

Daily Readings for Wednesday, April 1st

Meditation for the Day God is all around us. His spirit pervades the universe. And yet we often do not let His spirit in. We try to get along without His help and we make a mess of our lives. We can do nothing of any value without God’s help. All our human relationships dependContinue reading “Daily Readings for Wednesday, April 1st”

Rambling Thoughts on the All of It….

I normally write in my journal each night before I go to sleep, but I thought that tonight, I’d share my thoughts with those of you who read my blog. Overall, today has been a good day. I had a video conference with members of my fourth grade homeroom and that worked like a charm.Continue reading “Rambling Thoughts on the All of It….”

A shared reading: 7 Surprising Ways COVID-19 Is Changing the Way You Think

If you are like most people, the COVID-19 virus has you stressed out, even if you are not sick. You may feel tired, worried, apathetic, anxious, frustrated, depressed, or afraid. You may even be angry or disgusted because you think some people aren’t taking the pandemic seriously enough, while others are being overzealous and unnecessarily panicked. You might believe that theContinue reading “A shared reading: 7 Surprising Ways COVID-19 Is Changing the Way You Think”

My Photography – “Lonestar”

It had been over two weeks since I’d taken my last pictures. Those pictures were for the local newspaper right before the beginnings of social distancing. This morning I noticed a lone flower that had bloomed in the back yard, so I thought it would be a subject for a picture. And here it is.Continue reading “My Photography – “Lonestar””

Lots and Lots of Thoughts: The Coronavirus Is Upon US

As I sit here in my living room on a Friday night, I consider what I might be doing if it wasn’t for the Coronavirus pandemic. Just two weeks ago tonight, I was out and about taking pictures of locals at restaurants and other venues. Pictures of people out and having a good time onContinue reading “Lots and Lots of Thoughts: The Coronavirus Is Upon US”