Lenora and Her 90 Days

On October 7th, I started with parago.  On October 13th, Lenora Farnell Amos arrived (I believe) in Heaven or wherever we might being going before we get to Heaven. Lenora was my great-aunt (by marriage) Ruby Pearl Leath Vernon’s niece.  Lenora’s mom Doris Farnell was Aunt Ruby’s sister.  So Lenora was blood to Aunt Ruby,…

2013 in Review

Good morning 2014! This morning I woke up, checked my now ancient Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone (it is only 2 years old) and saw that my 81 year old mother-in-law had made some Facebook updates so I use the phone to navigate there.  That my mother-in-law is actively on Facebook inspires me.  Anyway, this…

Ripples

Recently, I have become more and more aware of the effect of ripples.  What comes to mind is a finger dipping into a pool of water and the ripples that move from that point of origin.  Those far reaching rings start reverberating from the edges back and then when you touch the pond again and…

I have a Crush

Yes, I have a crush, on a 12 year old.  But to be fair to myself, I think everyone this kiddo comes in contact with probably falls head over heels in love with him.  Seriously, we move through the halls and all the little girls stop to say hello and ask how he’s doing.  Even…

Fighting for Your Life

So I hear a friend of mine is battling for his life and life as his family knows it. Fortunately, I do not know what it is like for a close friend or family member to go off to fight in the war in Iraq.  I don’t know what it is like to be in…