Do you have a junk drawer? You know, the place to put things that just don’t have a place of their own. A drawer to keep mementos, elastic bands, the “something” that might come in handy “someday”, or the “other thing” that you don’t know quite what it belongs to. A place to keep “this and that” because it’s not really junk, it does have value.

This is my virtual glove box to keep the odds and ends, the bits and pieces… I like to call it “this & that!”

a new year. a new adventure.

a new year. a new adventure.

A new adventure has begun! Why don't we give it a broad general name for now… how about “2021?” Let’s look down the road to see what’s ahead….. Hmm, mine is shrouded in fog...nope, it's snow. I can’t see much at all! How about you? I’m feeling a little wary. I like to...

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was 2020 the year of focus?

was 2020 the year of focus?

I was just thinking about 2020. December felt different this year, as have most of the months of 2020. It has been a year unlike anything most of us have known.  I heard these comments in December, “we can hardly wait until 2020 is behind us”, “finally the last month...

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o holy night

o holy night

T  h  e  y     t  r  a  v  e  l  l  e  d     f  a  r  . Tired. Exhausted. No room. No room at the inn. A stable. A manger. A star.   Pain, water, blood, cries... Five fingers. Five toes. Two eyes. A mouth and a nose. A Baby born. Perfectly formed.   ...

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silent night, holy night

silent night, holy night

Adrianna closed her tired eyes. “Silent night, holy night, all is calm, all is bright.” The carol whished around her. By the end of the second verse the beauty of the music settled on her weary shoulders. “Silent night, holy night, Son of God, love’s pure light.”...

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Meet Denise

meet denise

Hello! Welcome to my stretch of the virtual highway. We’re all on a journey travelling the the all too real road of life. A never-ending series of twists and turns, hills and valleys, detours, construction and dead-ends. But also scenic tours, beauty, love, faith, opportunities, fun, and smooth roads. Yes, the journey we’re on is littered with change…

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