Fighting the good fight

Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.  ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe We awoke to a text alert that our local school district had cancelled school due to inclement weather. Snow and ice on these Ohio roads, the kids and I will be stuck at home most of the day, or at least untilContinue reading “Fighting the good fight”

Seeking peace

There must be quite a few things a hot bath won’t cure, but I don’t know many of them. ~Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar, Chapter 2 All yesterday long, I felt out of sorts, like my body and mind were at odds with each other. Carrying this agitated state around with me inside and out made forContinue reading “Seeking peace”

A Friend for Always

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.  ~Elisabeth Foley The saying “there’s no friend like an old friend” has always been true to the friendships I have made during the decades of my life. Probably my closest, most cherished friend is one whom I met in thirdContinue reading “A Friend for Always”

The Time Has Come

Gone – flitted away, Taken the stars from the night and the sun From the day! Gone, and a cloud in my heart.  ~ Alfred Tennyson The time has come to say good-bye, my sturdy and trustworthy friend. Under my direction, you have created masterpieces of content, but the words were all your own. FiveContinue reading “The Time Has Come”