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The latest from Our Little House in the Big Woods
- Give, sweet mama, give. Give, my man, give.
- Dust everywhere. Fuel barrel sold. Emptiness is form.
- The barrel is empty
- What does wood floor sanding and finishing have to do with spirituality?
- Turkey, brussels sprout salad, hurting hearts, gratitude and thanksgiving
- Reflections on daily blogging
- Smoke alarm drama & the Holy
- I found the missing heart in that messy closet
- “Letting people be who they’re gonna be”
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Happy Thanksgiving all you dear readers with your roasting turkeys, your whipped mashed potatoes, your savory stuffing, your brussels sprout salads, your pumpkin pies. Or perhaps you’re feasting on pizza? Coq au vin? Paella? Butternut squash risotto? Grilled cheese sandwich? … Continue reading
Yesterday was *mostly* not a good day. I was quite sad about many things, which shall remain nameless. In the middle of the day, however, my good buddy, Susan and I met for a picnic at the waterfront park. We … Continue reading
Dear Blogging Friends, I am having one of “those” Christmas Eve moments. I’m sure some of you have had them too. Those moments when you’re suddenly feeling blue, out-of-sorts, dismal. It’s not yet time to open gifties (that’s tomorrow … Continue reading
what makes me sad is sharing half-truths. no matter what we say it seems we can’t wrap the whole truth of life into 1,000 words, let alone a half sentence. no matter what we say we can’t express the mystery. … Continue reading
A sweet thing happened recently in my blogging world. My childhood best friend, Carol, suddenly appeared with a comment on my Neil Armstrong tribute post! What do you know! (The tribute talked about Carol and me sleeping out in my parent’s … Continue reading
It’s still raining for something like the fifth straight day and I’m bored. OK, OK, we humans are not supposed to be bored. We’re supposed to be able to find something to do. There are lots of things I could … Continue reading
Today I’m thinking about grief. No, friends, no one close to me has died. No beloveds have breathed their last recently, thank all the stars in the twinkling heavens. Two people in our rural community have tragically passed on recently, … Continue reading
Today I feel achingly sad. Has this happened to you? You travel to a tropical location, wrestling yourself from mid-winter’s fierce snowing grip. You sip umbrella pina coladas in a pool which looks like it swims effortlessly into the Pacific … Continue reading
I don’t know how to start this blog. Which is unusual for me. Usually, I just dive in without a second thought, letting the blog write itself. This afternoon I want to write a personal blog. A filled-with-feeling blog. A … Continue reading
We have been dreadfully sad since yesterday. My brother, Scot, called at 7:15 a.m. My mom said, “Oh no,” as the telephone rang at that early hour. She hurried to answer the phone here in Fort Myers Beach. Two blocks … Continue reading