Monthly Archives: April 2013

Haiku Monday IV

Today was, well, just–wow.  It is obviously nearing the end of the school year.  The morning was gloomy, but my classes weren’t too bad.  I had to pray and grit my teeth to make it through my three afternoon lectures … Continue reading

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Simply the Best

I love baseball.  I love the green plaid of the baseball field, the smell of a well-worn and oiled baseball glove, the sound of the crack of the bat and the lilt of a good baseball stadium organ. As a … Continue reading

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Marmee’s Epiphany

Last Friday we celebrated my father’s birthday and I got to have dinner with my brother.  This is not a common occurence.  In the course of conversation, we talked about visiting our grandmother when we were little.  We both remember, … Continue reading

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Purging the Soul

“The object of all good literature is to purge the soul of its petty troubles.”  P.G. Wodehouse I adore P.G. Wodehouse.  His work is delightful.  It makes me chuckle, giggle, smile, laugh and guffaw.  So, at first reading, the above … Continue reading

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Of Lilacs and Windblown Petals

This morning as I was getting ready for school I started to think about the fact that it was Wednesday and about all of the things I have to get done before the week is out. I also thought about … Continue reading

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Something in the Way She Moves

A piece of advice:  If you are thinking of getting a dog and one of your priorities is taking nice, long, companionable walks with said animal, DO NOT GET A BASSET HOUND.  Margie has many fine qualities.  I love her … Continue reading

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Haiku Monday III

When I woke up this morning the house was chilly. Friday’s storms ushered in a cold front and the warm weather has temporarily vacated the premises. We didn’t want to turn the heat back on, but it was thirty-six degrees … Continue reading

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Some Encouragement

It’s been a great weekend.  We got home tonight around nine and after getting all of the stuff into the house, I made some coffee because I still had some school work to do.  My freshmen are reading The Reason … Continue reading

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Pausing Well

This was a lovely, restful day.  I got up two hours later than usual and enjoyed a leisurely pancake breakfast.  My husband and my oldest son (via face time) helped my dad with his birthday Macbook Pro. My dad is … Continue reading

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Contrast

Life was a little surreal today.  I taught for three hours, jumped in the car and traveled with my husband to Atlanta.  We drove through the beauty of the spring, periodically turning on the radio to check on the news … Continue reading

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