A summertime walk between the storms

A summertime walk between the storms

Today in Upstate New York, the storms came with a vengeance and left ahead of the sun.  Chip and I always enjoyed a walk just before or after a snowstorm or thunderstorm. The quiet that falls upon unsuspecting residents is pure. The smells are unique and make the walk...
No Substitutions Please

No Substitutions Please

Recently, Amelia inquired about the noticeable pause in my blogging activities. I took a moment to reflect on her question. Blogging for me isn’t just another task—it’s a personal outlet, a way to express the thoughts and emotions that bring me joy or...
Love ya vs. I love you

Love ya vs. I love you

Our world would greatly benefit from more expressions of love, be it casual or intense, through text messages, phone calls, or hugs. Consider the number of times you have the privilege of hearing someone say a variation of ‘love’ each day. This affection, love, is not...