Monday Daybook

It’s hard to believe that the end of January is already here! It’s been a busy month for us. Today, however, is a new day, the start of a new week, and the eve of a brand new month. Ah! Fresh beginnings!

Outside my window…gray, foggy, drippy, wet, but this is the day that […]

Saturday Acrostic

The Saturday Acrostic. Eight words and eight photographs, using an Acrostic format.


























The […]

Little Victories That Banish the Gloom

The Sacramento Valley in California, the valley that I’ve called home for all of my 54 years, is known for its dense, winter fog. It’s cold, wet and generally miserable. Driving can be treacherous. This evening, in fifteen short minutes, the fog fell and became quite dense, causing our sheep to vanish from sight.  […]

Easy Multiplication

I’m adding this quote to my Commonplace Book today.  It’s a great way to multiply, don’t you think?

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought;

and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”

From the Collected Works of G. K. Chesterton, as […]

Finding an Anchor

     I had plans!  Oh, yes, I did. 

     My plan was to spend several hours between Christmas and New Year’s Day working on some much-needed planning for school and my home and working out, at the very least, an outline for my 2011 goals.  My husband took vacation time over the Christmas – New […]