Smarter than a Worm? Let’s See…

I have been moving some mulch, from a storage pile to our flowerbeds. It had been a deep pile of decomposing pine needles. Under it, in place of the grass, was mellow topsoil, the stuff gardeners dream about. Evidently, earthworms consider it the stuff of dreams, too, because as I bustled about, I discovered several … Continue reading Smarter than a Worm? Let’s See…

Gramma’s Wisdom — Go Faster!

Life can fill so quickly with predicaments that weaken our intentions. A simple variation can derail me. One day last spring was all about laundry. Until I woke up. Really late. The recent time change had messed up my life. I aimed at sleep, but missed the mark. When I asked a pharmacist about melatonin, … Continue reading Gramma’s Wisdom — Go Faster!

Who could bring these lovelies into a dirty, musty house?!

Grandmother’s Wisdom: Spring Cleaning

  They tell me old timers used to practice Spring cleaning every year. My mother did. For a long while, I felt guilty when I failed even to nod in that direction. Now I realize why they did it and why they had the energy. And what a blessing it was, in disguise. They had … Continue reading Grandmother’s Wisdom: Spring Cleaning

Grandmother’s Wisdom – Chicken Sense

Hard to get mad at a young chicken. But they can be so dumb! Last spring we tried repeatedly to coax our new hennies to venture outdoors. They’d  spent their entire short lives huddled under a warming lamp and were afraid of anything but their gloomy four walls. Staying cooped up weakens their health. They … Continue reading Grandmother’s Wisdom – Chicken Sense

Seven Reasons Your Christian Husband Can’t Do Better – Part 3

Reason #3 He Is in Bondage What does this mean? Just as it sounds, he has cords, chains tied around his life and he is unable to escape from his sins. They pursue him, overtake him, enslave him. He tries to understand. He explains to himself, rehearsing what he will say if confronted, all to … Continue reading Seven Reasons Your Christian Husband Can’t Do Better – Part 3