Month: April 2014

toy hosi’pul

Today KiKi’s toy had to go to the hosi’pul ! When KiKi came to live with us, back in January—after almost two years of living on the streets—the veterinary hospital where we took her to be…ahem…fixed?…checked her in as feral cat – Little Calico. As a result we decided to name her Callie. By mid-February it had…

Repairing KiKi's toy

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orchids – April ’14

Moth Orchids These beauties have been in bloom since December! D bought a ‘green’ orchid, thinking it might be a rare bird. Turned out it was a ‘dyed’ bird. 🙂 Joke’s on him. But, a pure white phale has always been on our wish list, so…no harm done. When the green flowers were spent I…

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fiction

Madison Compton’s story begins in a ramshackle mountain cabin when she was a defenseless child of nine. Terrified, yet defiant, the abused little girl grows up to carve out a successful life for herself in the fast paced world of Industrial Design. Everything seems perfect for Maddy, then suddenly, without warning, her past returns, threatening to destroy everything…

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who am I now?

Lately I wonder… who am i ? Really? Who am I right now? I wonder… A quarter-century ago: top level admin assistant to  a corporate CEO with all the perks and stresses attached. Detail oriented, hyper-organized, over-confident and arrogant. Religious… A decade ago: a small business owner and full time career woman. Successful. Independent. Self-assured. Spiritually stagnant… Seven years ago: a…

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at the table

Thursday, a Passover meal, a betrayal, tears and arrest Matthew 26.17-75 Mark 14.11-72 Luke 22.7-65 John 13. 2 – 18.27 I have said this to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” John 16.33

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blessed and betrayed

Jesus was at Bethany, a guest of Simon the Leper. While he was eating dinner, a woman came up carrying a bottle of very expensive perfume. Opening the bottle, she poured it on his head. Some of the guests became furious among themselves. “That’s criminal! A sheer waste! This perfume could have been sold for…

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what is Easter about…

Easter is not about      Easter is not about baskets filled with toys, or wildly searching girls and boys. Easter is about Jesus…  purchased on a Roman cross, that all who call upon His name might become Children of God… Please tell the children… P.S. You might enjoy sharing “The Week That Changed the World“…

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not pigeonholed

I am realizing that my point of view as a writer is to discover myself while writing. It is not to fit into someone else’s pigeonhole, to conform to the structure of a certain genre, or to impress people I admire.  _M. Romeo LaFlamme Not to conform to to the structure of a certain genre My business…

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