The Square Pill


Recently my medications changed. I now take a square pill. Yes, you read that right…a square. I have numerous pills and supplements that are oval or round and some are capsules and some are tablets. But, the newest anti-depressant that I take is square, and it works! Square. I feel square sometimes. I’m not likeContinue reading “The Square Pill”

I Hope to be There in Person


2 John 1:12-13I have a lot more things to tell you, but I’d rather not use paper and ink. I hope to be there soon in person and have a heart-to-heart talk. That will be far more satisfying to both you and me. Everyone here in your sister congregation sends greetings 3 John 1:13-14I have a lotContinue reading “I Hope to be There in Person”

We're Old; We Get by on Grace & Laughter


[ Psalm 103 ] [ Of David. ] Praise the Lord, my soul; all my inmost being, praise his holy name. Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits— Psalm 145:8 God is all mercy and grace— not quick to anger, is rich in love. Yesterday, one of my brother and sister in laws arrived for a visit. We huggedContinue reading “We're Old; We Get by on Grace & Laughter”

Sea World in a Day…How We Rushed Through Before the Rains Came


We did Sea World in a day yesterday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. It was an adventure! We purchased Florida Resident Annual passes and printed them before going. We didn’t bother to exchange them for cards we just headed in alongside my father-in-law who is a veteran. His ticket was half price! Good to know ifContinue reading “Sea World in a Day…How We Rushed Through Before the Rains Came”

Birth Days


Yesterday one of my dear friends had a new baby girl. Her name is Brooklyn. She is a squishy fresh baby. Seeing photos of her and her family made me think of my own birth days. We have two sons. One born in 2006 and one born in 2009…both June babies…both born during the sameContinue reading “Birth Days”

Anxious Always–Chapter 1–0-10 Years–Shy Girls


Chapter 1 What is your earliest memory?  I recall memories tied to photographs that I have saved and reviewed.  A bright red, hardcover, good old-fashioned scrapbook with black circular binding contains photos of my childhood: Going to art festivals with my mom just off Park Ave, Playing with friends in the neighborhood or from school,Continue reading “Anxious Always–Chapter 1–0-10 Years–Shy Girls”

How to Help a Friend with Mental Illness or Save Anyone from Drowning in the Rough Waters of Life


Dear friends, Instead of worrying about the death of a famous woman (or man)… Sit on the curb with a friend who needs to vent or cry it out. Knock on the door or text the friend who hasn’t posted here (on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or their blog) in awhile. Take dinner to a momContinue reading “How to Help a Friend with Mental Illness or Save Anyone from Drowning in the Rough Waters of Life”