Quote Before Me this Week

“All good work is done the way ants do things. Little by little.” Lafcadio Hearn Truth? I am simply the worst at mastering this concept. And I just tried to think of a time when I wasn’t so awful and came up with … oh yeah. Never. I never perform small. If my kids wantsContinue reading “Quote Before Me this Week”

Shhh! Sit Still and Be Quiet

I’ve never been much good at sitting still. When I was in Kindergarten, nap time was the exactly right time for me get in trouble. (Be still? Be quiet? When there’s so much to say? Well, I’m so sorry Mrs. McDonough but I have to talk to someone about that smell in the cafeteria. ItContinue reading “Shhh! Sit Still and Be Quiet”

Holy Ground

“There comes a day in every man’s life when he decides the kind of man he’s gonna be. And if you don’t know the story, you don’t know the man.” — Frederik Backman Years and years (and years!) ago, in what seemed like an act of pure lunacy I flew as far away as IContinue reading “Holy Ground”

How a Day at the Beach Knocked Sense into my Soul.

About an hour from here is a place called Seaham Beach and it holds a good amount of interesting treasure, for those who can see the beauty in a thing like sea glass.  About a hundred years ago, an old Victorian bottling company closed up shop, and then dumped all their glass into the NorthContinue reading “How a Day at the Beach Knocked Sense into my Soul.”