Monthly Archives: April 2012

Originally posted on Under The LobsterScope:
This was published yesterday in the Washington Post. Mann is from the Brookings Institute, a progressive think tank. Ornstein is from the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think tank. Together, from opposite sides of…

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Kasich can laugh about car crash

Do you believe in karma? Karma is a funny thing, you never know when it is going to tap you on the shoulder or, in Gov. John Kasich’s case, hit you from behind.  Karma is defined as actions that determine … Continue reading

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The Violet Meditation

A lonely violet growing among the ivy, how did you get there? Did a bird pluck you from your bed and deposit you here to brighten my day? Did you catch a ride upon the wind? Or, are you there … Continue reading

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Spring time at the pond:

Never yet was a springtime, when the buds forgot to bloom.

—Margaret Elizabeth Sangster
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What is a woman?

A woman is a daughter, sister, niece, wife, mother, aunt, stepmother, and grandmother. She is the glue that holds the family together. She kisses booboos, heals hurts, encourages the timid, and guides the growth of her family. A woman is the … Continue reading

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Dogwood trees tell the story of Christ’s Crucifixion

The dogwood tree is one of my favorite trees. It is one of the first trees to bloom in the spring, it has a graceful form and delicate white or pink flowers, and it comes with its own legend. Growing … Continue reading

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The Legend of the Dogwood – CNN iReport

The Legend of the Dogwood – CNN iReport.

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You know it’s going to be a bad day when…

You know it’s going to be a bad day when you wake up smelling poop. You also  know it’s going to be a bad day when you have to bathe the dog and change clothes before breakfast. I woke up … Continue reading

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I’m Back

Two things happened over the weekend that were of some significance. The first was the drawing for the big, very big, lottery; and the second I will talk about later in this post. The lottery drawing was held at 10:45 … Continue reading

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