Category just stories

unexpected blessings

I’m about to embark on something impossibly personal and I don’t know how to do it without feeling like I’m tromping on countless toes belonging to so many bodies.  It isn’t my story and maybe that’s what makes it hard.  It isn’t even a story it’s a life, a portion of a life still being […]

why oh why didn’t i think of that? diy personalized postcards

Pinterest is so cool, is it not?  This year I’ve taken a Pinterest idea to heart and been very faithful to see it through.  The whole idea is to buy a postcard from all the places you visit throughout the year and mail them to yourself, from the place, to your home.  So, when I […]

a time to give

Many years ago I ran into an old friend. We were both at a concert being held at the lake near my home. As we sat and chatted, catching up, I couldn’t help but notice a cute oversized turquoise ring she wore. I told her I loved it. What she did next will be a […]