Riding shotgun

While watching an old television Western, Tales of Wells Fargo, I had two thoughts come to me. The first was when the bandits stopped the stage coach. Thanks to the pandemic, my thought was, how nice that they were wearing their masks. The second was regarding the man riding shotgun. He was seated on the … Continue reading Riding shotgun

Probabilities

I was stopped yesterday by three people in my town with a population of approx. 7500 souls. These three people were running around like chickens with their heads cut off. Defined it is someone who runs around in a crazy, frenzied manner. Scientifically speaking, (this might get a bit graphic) after you decapitate the chicken, … Continue reading Probabilities

I’m melted butter

I'm sure you can agree. Some mornings you are slower to wake up than others. Well, as I was waiting for the coffee to brew, I started my water for oatmeal. My husband suggested putting in a pat of butter to make it savory. So I did. Then the physics lesson in thermodynamics began. (I … Continue reading I’m melted butter

New Math

I remember when I had to suffer through this. New Math. It was taught during the 1950's—1970's. It was supposed to be a dramatic change in the way math was taught, emphasizing “discovery learning.” Students worked in groups to invent theories about the problems posed in the textbooks. The goal was get past children only … Continue reading New Math

Flames

In my efforts to be more mindful to express gratitude daily, I realized that sometimes it is the simple pleasures that brings us to a place of thankfulness. Like the way my mouth feels after brushing my teeth. A warm bed. The first cup of coffee in the morning. Vanilla lip balm. Cocoa butter lotion. … Continue reading Flames

Coincidence?

Have you heard me laughing out loud lately? Well I have, big deep belly laughs. I fully believe God laughs right along with us when we are awake enough to spot His humor in our lives. It all started with some “random coincidences,”— occurrences strung together for no apparent reason. Recently my favorite coffee mug … Continue reading Coincidence?

Details

About two years ago I awoke in the middle of the night to 3:16. Not sure what 3:16 verse, so after careful consideration, I determined I needed to look up and write down each and every 3:16 verse in the Bible. It was a very eye opening self-study. Recently I've become friends with Kamryn Adams, … Continue reading Details

Change of life

Did you know that the word circumcision is mentioned 87 times in the Bible? Why do men get all the publicity? Well, being a woman is no picnic either fellas. I was reminded of this the other day when a friend told me she barely got any sleep due to the effects of menopause. It … Continue reading Change of life