Keepin’ it simple

Today, December 27, I have taken all my Christmas decorations down, packed them all away and hucked the tree out the front door.  A bit Grinch-ish, perhaps?  Yes.  Probably more than a bit but I’m OK with that.  I love the feel of the house after we take everything down:  open, airy, clean…simple.  Simple is my own personal montra.  It’s […]

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

“When she stopped conforming to the conventional picture of femininity she finally began to enjoy being a woman.”  Betty Friedan   This quote caught my attention the other day and has been stuck in my head ever since.  When I read it, I said, “Ah hah!  I can totally understand that!”  Then I looked up the woman who said it […]

The Great Basketball Game

Last night I watched a great game!  It was exciting, the lead changed almost constantly and in the end, victory was decided by one point.  It wasn’t a game of college football or professional soccer….it was my daughter’s middle school girls basketball game.   My daughter is in 5th grade…she goes to a very small country school where we didn’t have […]