Tag Archives: Musings

Indian Lake

When we lived in Ohio, summer vacation meant a week at Indian Lake. In the early morning hours, my brother and father snuck out of the cabin, fishing gear in hand. After a stop at the bait shop, they got … Continue reading

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I Have Truly Been Blessed

Every day I count my blessings. When I awake, I am blessed with another day. When I rest my head on my pillow at night, I am blessed because I lived through another day.   I have a most wonderful … Continue reading

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Mountains of Dreams

Majestic mountains with snow-capped peaks touch a baby-blue sky dotted with puffy clouds like fingers brushing God’s eyes, cleansing air. White dusted pines march up and down slopes erect as soldiers, as still as statues bearing arms, free from smoky … Continue reading

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Happenstance

  What if my family had never moved From Ohio to California And yours had never come from Nebraska. What if we both hadn’t found jobs Working for the same government agency. What if I hadn’t transferred to your office … Continue reading

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A Halloween Memory

The only part of Halloween that I ever liked was the endless pursuit of free candy. From the time my brother and I were in middle school, we would roam miles from home knocking on doors on streets that we … Continue reading

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One Million Reasons

One reason is all I needed to love you. One simple reason to give my heart to you And you gave it when you smiled, Your blue eyes sparkling and a smile Slowly expanding. I fell for you like a … Continue reading

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Simple Musings

What’s the matter with the world today? The weather is changing. It was 106 in San Francisco a few days ago. The hurricane in the south dropped 51 inches of rain in just a few days while other parts of … Continue reading

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