The Surprise of Unmet Expectations

Much can be said about expectations. They bring delight, but oh the disappointment when they are not met! A few years ago, my husband Bill and I noticed that the pounds that had crept up on us. You know – those pounds that make you uncomfortable in some of your good clothes. So with summer…

WORTH LIVING

As a writer, I am a reader. I read an array of genres, fiction and nonfiction, and also a variety of writers. Almost everything I read becomes a tutorial – clever ideas, an interesting turn of phrase, clearer ways of communicating, and even some examples that I’d prefer avoiding. All that to say – I…

STEPS AND STORIES

Since moving to the Texas Hill Country, only two things keep me from seeing the sunrise – I’m either not at home, or there is a cloud curtain of gray hiding the gold and coral shimmer of daybreak. And not many things keep me from a daily walk through these hills either. Our summertime early…