boxes · moving · musings · packing

Packing Once Again

I dream I am artist, painting in vivid colors the wrapping of treasured belongings in tissue, gently placing each item in a secure nook, guaranteed to be undamaged in an upcoming move. That is a dream. Reality is more of a nightmare when it comes to packing, moving, relocating, and deciding what stays and what… Continue reading Packing Once Again

A Wise Woman's Journey · Challenge · Haiku · sanity

Sanity–Haiku Challenge

Oops, I gave credit to the wrong person and blog, and my apologies to Eugenia at Brewnspew Cafe who picked this wonderful word of the week: Sanity. This is my contribution to her prompt, and please check out more Sanity haikus at https://amanpan.com/2019/04/01/brewnspew-cafe-april-1-2019/ (And you will love the picture on her site for this prompt).… Continue reading Sanity–Haiku Challenge

Photo Challenge · Photos · Pictures · Trevor Carpenter Photo Challenge · Waterfall stairs

Until you have climbed or attempted to reach a high point along the Great Wall of China, one may not be able to understand and appreciate the architectural wonder of this amazing wall of stairs. And I wish someone would explain why the waterfall has two sets of stairs: one that appears as a bridge… Continue reading

hospital · musings · resources

Death of a Town

The death of a town is often determined by well-intentioned citizens whose vision is brushed by fear rather than colored with possibilities. Back in the mid 1950’s, two neighboring towns, same size, 30 miles apart, faced a decision about each community’s future. Cotton farming was the mainstay of both villages, and the 50’s were a… Continue reading Death of a Town