Category Archives: Seasons


September 3, 2014

I love seasons. The distant memory of growing up with four distinct seasons is what propelled Steve and I eastward when it was time to move on from California. Each one ushers in its unique beauty and symbolism. Each one also brings parts we’d rather do without. Kind of like life. Every place I’ve lived, […]

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One Day

October 16, 2013

One day can make all the difference. With just one day off work for our annual fall break holiday, added to the weekend for a three-day getaway with Steve, I returned home refreshed.   All those lovely “R” words. Rested. Reinvigorated. Relaxed. Sometimes trips are less than restful. The actual travel time can be tiring. The […]

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I’m so glad for October

October 2, 2013

Today, in honor of the magnificent season beginning to bedazzle and beguile us with God’s artistry, I thought I’d share some of my favorite autumn reflections.   October by Robert Frost O hushed October morning mild, Thy leaves have ripened to the fall; Tomorrow’s wind, if it be wild, Should waste them all. The crows […]

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Flipping the calendar page

March 1, 2013

Turning the calendar page this morning symbolized two things to me. February is history. And March is back. March is here Fickle March roared in to Western North Carolina this morning like a lion, bringing its bitterly cold breeze. Hopefully it will skip out like a gentle lamb, flanking the month like bookends of the symbols of Christ […]

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Beginning Again

August 16, 2012

I love this time of year. It marks the beginning of the end of summer. Signs start to appear that foretell fall’s imminent arrival. The early mornings are now cooler (which I like) and darker (which I don’t like) than they were in July. This past July broke the record for the hottest month ever […]

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