Category Archives: A Page From My Journal

Sunset

I’m heading straight into my sixties. Certain people (notably, people who call me “Mom”) will likely make “over the hill” jokes. Don’t worry about me, though. I don’t see the problem with growing older. After all, everything is more beautiful … Continue reading

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Eclipsed by My Own Words

Today I’m in my mother’s hometown, which happens to be right in the path of total solar eclipse. I feel like the luckiest person in the world to be here, but I’m definitely playing hooky from writing. I’ll give you … Continue reading

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The Other Six

Have you ever read a familiar paragraph that you’ve read a million times, only to discover there was one little part that you’d never really thought about? I’ve got an example in mind. (C’mon, you knew I would!) Consider the … Continue reading

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Favorite Quotes

Last week, I told you about my journal, and promised to share some of my favorite quotes. So today I’ll open its pages and let greater minds than my own do the talking. Why didn’t I think of this long … Continue reading

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The Journal

Several years ago my brother-in-law gave me this absolutely perfect journal. I fell in love with it immediately: the leather wraparound binding, the thick, lined paper, the loop for my favorite pen. The whole first day I had the journal, … Continue reading

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Pint-Size Adventure

I know I show you a lot of photos of my grandchildren, but this one is about more than Grandson Extraordinaire. It’s about adventure… I took this pitcure during our trip to visit our son and family in the Pacific … Continue reading

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Ambition

Some mornings if I’m crunched for time, I’ll use an online devotional called “Our Daily Bread.” I have the phone app and everything! So, back in June I read an entry about King David and how he wanted to build … Continue reading

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