Hope Springs Eternal

Hope Springs Eternal

The First Day of Spring, the First Ray of Hope The first day of spring often brings renewed hope for a better future. People get a mood lift when they get outside, especially these days after a winter of pandemic-induced isolation. Hope is a powerful emotion. It keeps...
The Luckiest Pony Ever: A Memorial

The Luckiest Pony Ever: A Memorial

Just a Broken Down Pony by the Side of the Road I have tried to write this on several occasions and put it aside. It was too soon or too raw or the words simply would not come to me. How do you prepare a fitting good-bye for an animal who has been a member of the...
In 2021 Will Life Return to Normal?

In 2021 Will Life Return to Normal?

I Hope You’re Not Disappointed… It’s New Year’s Eve. I know a lot of people are anxious to turn the calendar and bid good riddance to the year 2020. It has been one for the record books. But as we look forward with renewed hope for a return to...
Hitting the Winter Solstice of the Pandemic

Hitting the Winter Solstice of the Pandemic

Not Seen in 800 Years and I Missed It! The great conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn was due to occur for the first time in over eight-hundred years the evening of the Winter Solstice. It was touted as the Star of Bethlehem–an aligning of the planets that may have...
“Let Them All Talk”: Do Actors Need Writers?

“Let Them All Talk”: Do Actors Need Writers?

New Improvised Movie Leaves Me With Questions Last night my husband and I tuned in to watch the new movie on HBO Max called “Let Them All Talk.” I knew nothing about it aside from the trailers advertised on Facebook and the fact that it boasts a...
Girl, Buy the RED Boots!

Girl, Buy the RED Boots!

Cowboy Boots Are a Fashion Statement Last Christmas, I received a generous gift certificate to a local boot shop that specializes in western wear. My husband thought it would be fun for me to pick out a pair of cowboy boots. Now, dear reader, you have to know that I...
What Possible Difference Can I Make?

What Possible Difference Can I Make?

A Small Gesture to Some… Like everyone else, I have been locked away for the last three months. And like everyone, I’ve been inundated with negative newsfeeds about business failures, sickness, violent protests, and all too often, death. To counter the...