Category: odds n’ ends

weird humor

By now you already know that I have an intense sense of spirituality.  But did you know I also have a WEIRD SENSE of HUMOR? I love this … and this…  and especially this… I think this is hilarious… and this is more truth than comedy… After all…laughter IS the best medicine and cynicism is…

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ask, seek, knock

If you’re a regular visitor here at the Cottage Blog you already know that my posts for the garden and the kitchen have taken a backseat lately. Our focus has been elsewhere. At the end of June we were invited to visit a small church in southeastern Arizona for an interview. Unfortunately, what we thought was…

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pleasures

August offers pleasures aplenty— It is the loveliness of little things that gives LIFE to living! I cherish the little things: our end-of-summer garden; planning a new autumn look for the living room – then shopping for comfortable new chairs to complete it; lunching with a friend and pouring out my honest emotions – knowing…

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foggy donuts

Foggy early…with highs in the 60s! Compared to 100° this is heaven. Too cold and damp for tramping the beach. So, off to the donut shop. Coffee and donuts are…coffee and donuts, except at Dolly’s Donuts in Morro Bay. Here coffee and donuts are an experience!  One that will take up most of a foggy…

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chronologically

New Reading… The Eternal Word 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  John 1:1 (New King James Version The UPS truck brought my summer reading just in time.  Afternoons with a good book are my personal idea of perfection. And even though we have an…

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summer by the sea

Oh summer!  It’s so-o-o-o hot here in The Valley. In Summer we long to be near the restless sea. So we’re on our way to the coast! Albert Einstein once said, “Logic will get you from A to B. But imagination will take you anywhere.” So, we’re going to the coast—in our imagination—and you’re invited…

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the truth about love

Today we read the truth about love: knowing Christ means more love and confidence, less and less fear. …everyone who acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God lives in him, and he lives in God. So we have come to know and trust the love God has for us. God is love, and the…

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half full

June! Being a ‘glass is half full’ sort of gal, June brings me to my favorite half of almost any year. Granted the six months just past contained some exceptional celebrations – Easter, several family birthdays and Spring – just to name a few. But, the half full rest of the year is so special.…

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pitchin’ a fit

The Contentment Cottage Blog database server was down all of last night!!! And even though I didn’t want to pitch a FIT…I pitched a fit! It was the  kind of fit that sucks the air out of the room and leaves all of us wondering ‘what just happened?’ This has, in fact, been a difficult…

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