Don’t Look Back: You are Not Going that Way!

Don’t Look Back The sign says “Don’t Look Back, You Are Not Going That Way”   So true. However, I believe it is fun to look back to see how far we have come.  For instance when you look back to a year ago and all that you have accomplished and grown it feels...

Driver’s License Test

Driver’s License Test   It was a cold winter in 1957.  I was wearing a heavy wool coat.  I was excited to be going for my Drivers License test.  I lived on a farm and at age 13 I had to drive the tractor in the field as my dad sat behind the tractor on a...
Patience and Gratitude for the Little Arborvitae

Patience and Gratitude for the Little Arborvitae

  Earlier this year, in Spring,  a friend offered me a small arborvitae tree that seemed to be in the way when the snow plow guys came in to push the snow out of her parking lot onto the lawn.  It was a pretty tree. I loved it immediately.  I’m sure I have a...
Messages and Perception

Messages and Perception

Early in 2007 Sedona was calling me to visit. On different occasions I heard people talk about Sedona and I would see pictures in magazines about the beautiful red rock of Sedona.  My son lived in Flagstaff so I could visit with him.  I made plans to travel and...
My Walk in the Woods

My Walk in the Woods

As I enter the beginning of the wooded area just a few hundred feet from our front door, I can feel a difference.  It feels cool and calm as if all the animals and trees are welcoming me to their home. I have learned to take my camera along because I never know what...
Class Reunion

Class Reunion

 Did you notice how class reunions are more fun the older we become? We just celebrated our 55th year class reunion with classmates from the graduating class of 1958.  The first thing I noticed was that everyone was giving a welcome hug to each person as they came in....