Paying it Forward – I’m in

“I’m in” is how I responded to the below Facebook post the beginning of this year.  It seems to be a positive way to start out the new year.  Doing something nice for someone else.  I got my five responses fairly quickly.  Two of them are local.  Two from out of town and one from out […]

My generosity is being stolen and I am responsible

“My generosity is being stolen” is a quote from my pastor’s talk on Sunday.  The “I am responsible” part is me trying to figure out how to get to that generous spot where I can be more generous.  There is such a huge need in the world and I feel I never am able to […]


“You are cordially invited to our 10th annual Hot Chocolate, Hot Apple Cider, and S’mores Party”. BYOM, (Bring your own mug). Ten years ago we met a lovely family who had won a lottery to move from Zimbabwe to the US.  They lived in an apartment just upstairs from us.  We got to know this […]

Color My World

a href=””> Oh, how I would love to just immerse myself in these colors somehow. I’ve lived with white walls for so long. Many apartments that one just doesn’t paint and now our home that is still a work in progress. I look at these color swatches and want to just wrap myself up in […]