An Amazing Surprise
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An Amazing Surprise

Every year, spring itself is like a huge surprise to me.  After a long, gray winter, I’m always surprised at how stunning the bright green grass looks, and how breathtaking the sun looks, streaming through leaves.  After many years of this, it seems that feeling wouldn’t happen, but it always does. More sun and more…

Real Mail
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Real Mail

Several days ago, I came across a stack of letters I had written to my parents years ago. My mom had saved them, and when she passed away, I brought them home. Some of the letters were from my college years, from dorm room 543 in Centennial Hall.  The letters often began with “I’m sorry I…

Mom Was Right
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Mom Was Right

Through the years I’ve learned a few things–many of which I wish I had known much younger.   I’ve also learned that some ideas that were denounced by the “experts” were right all along. Here are a few things that my mom might have said, that experts told us weren’t true.  It turns out, though, that Mom was right….