Snow Day, Meh.

We just came off of winter break. As a school district employee, you’d expect that staff would be excited to have an unexpected day off due to inclement weather. I am not your typical school employee. I love my job and the people I work with. I’m not a teacher, I’m support staff, and that…

Day 2 No Easy Path

Not gonna sugar-coat it. It’s a janky path.

Day 1, 2018

Good New Year! The New Year’s Eve that was most memorable to me was when I was 18, in Germany, drinking my first few glasses of champagne. I spilled champagne on my boyfriend’s aunt when I was a bit tipsy. I’m sure I kissed my boyfriend a few times that night. That was back when…

The Well Within

This morning I imagined stepping into the River of Life that flows from the throne of my Heavenly Father. I pictured my foot dipping into the water. I thought how wonderful it would be if we could step into that river today, and be free from these niggling things of earth. Cleansed. Unhindered.

I Said Hello

I have a rock in my flower bed that has interesting markings. It looks exactly like a happy Chinese man. I’ve called him Chun Li since I found him on the beach  several years ago. The other day, my friend walked by and said, “Good bye, Chun Li.” Then she gasped and said, “I guess I shouldn’t…

I Spy On My Neighbors

We have new neighbors. My first sighting was upon return from my son’s Tae Kwon Do class. A clean-cut, Chinese man wearing jean shorts and a tee-shirt was carrying in a Pampers box. I waved at him, and he nodded back. Later that day, I was peering through the blinds from my son’s room while…