Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures

Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures

February 2011 Archives

Circles

concentric circles. ever outward. a good word, a helpful gesture, and generosity of spirit.   these are the resilient… jewels that hold the real worth in the world.

What’s Your Hurry?

I was in the middle of a creative muddle when my phone notified me I had a text message.  My husband was all out of cold medicine and his cough was starting up.  Could I please go to the pharmacy?  […]

“This Is Dedicated…”

You can call a radio station and ask that a song be played, “dedicated to…” someone special.  You can make a donation to an organization and dedicate that generosity to a particular person.  Dedicating a book to someone is a […]

“Is It Like Having A Baby?”

People often ask me if receiving  a brand new book I’ve written is like having a baby.  Comparing creating anything to a mom giving birth is a little too much.  While the actual birth experience only exists for me in […]

Previous Posts

REMEMBER AND DO WHAT MATTERS

posted 2:54:50pm Jul. 20, 2014 | read full post »

Upset About the Hobby Lobby / Supreme Court Decision
Or, are you celebratory of the decision?  In any event, people often inquire what can one person do about such large matters? I offer a sixty word summary first and then in 1051 words I explore more deeply.  My perspective is one of chagrin at the Constitutional compromise that the decision repres

posted 2:31:51pm Jul. 02, 2014 | read full post »

Is There Such A Thing as an Ordinary Day?
I found myself looking about the tasks of my day and I casually assessed, "Well, this is just an ordinary day." I immediately countered that observation.  June 25, 2014.  Unrepeatable.  Never to be seen again. These seconds,as they sweep past, will never whooosh in precisely the same configura

posted 1:25:23pm Jun. 25, 2014 | read full post »

What Can You Do to Stop Gun Violence?
Pay attention to what the Brady Bill people are doing on June 21: ASK the question.  Share with your neighbors, family and school.  And then, ask the question and DO something about the answer.  

posted 1:26:49pm Jun. 10, 2014 | read full post »

Mass Shootings
   

posted 1:23:17pm Jun. 10, 2014 | read full post »


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