Category Archives: Family

Gratitude Sunday: Call Me

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.” Ambrose Bierce in The Devil’s Dictionary (satire) Sunday Haiku Cloud, sun, breeze, … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Re-use, Recycle, Re-purpose, Resist: 2020

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” Marie Curie Sunday Haiku Low light, cool … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Time For Christmas

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week “The only certainty is that nothing is certain.” Pliny the Elder Sunday Haiku Fog lies low over valley, hill, town, and country; weather always wins. Sunday Musings When a person suffers PTSD, anxiety, … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: What’s On Your Thankful List?

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “For what I have received may the Lord make me truly thankful. And more truly for what I have not received.” Storm Jameson Sunday Haiku Yellow leaves dangle, wind-dancing, sparkling, tipping branches … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Veteran’s Day: Remember The Ladies

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “I spent 22 years in the Navy, and sacrificed numerous holidays and birthdays so every American can hold tight to his own beliefs and to be able to speak his mind…even if … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Dragons, Death, Dust

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “No dragon can resist the fascination of riddling talk and of wasting time trying to understand it.” J.R.R. Tolkien from The Hobbit or There and Back Again Sunday Haiku Yellow sun blue … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Healthful Addictions

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Addiction isn’t about substance – you aren’t addicted to the substance, you are addicted to the alteration of mood that the substance brings.” Susan Cheever Sunday Haiku Cold sun today gone tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: To Town And Back

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Hell is other people.” Jean-Paul Sartre Sunday Haiku Cold sun shines without warmth, chilling autumn into crisp early winter. Sunday Musings The wind blew a winter chill into the Pacific Northwest this … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: The United States Of America Is A Lie

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Society cares for the individual only so far as he is profitable.” Simone de Beauvoir Sunday Haiku August memories, frivolous grasshopper days, warm campfire evenings. Sunday Musings The United States of America … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Grief’s Summer Project 2.0

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.” Confucius Sunday Haiku Overcast morn brings afternoon’s humidity, evening’s soggy heat. Sunday Musings As hard as I try not to dwell, summers … Continue reading

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