ONIONS

Where I grew up, Newhall, Calif., we had lots of onion fields in the day and in the fall when the onions were harvested, the air smelled just like BBQ potato chips. That potent smell of onions evokes powerful memories in me, as well as a hankering for BBQ potato...

Two Dollars and Fifty-five Cents

My grand-daughter Georgia announced she was rich. She had two dollars and fifty-five cents. “Grammy GiGi, what can I buy?” I thought for a moment and realized I didn’t know, but I told her nevertheless, “Many things!” As my mind will often do, at least for now, :-), I...

Tents

I’m a Realtor by profession and I just had the first-time experience of selling my own home and buying another, for my hubby and me. It was hard. Oooh, it was hard on so many levels… The experience falls somewhere in the “Cobblers Children have no shoes” category, or...

Anxious

My daughter, Kate, recently told me she was praying PEACE for me. She knows I’m facing surgery this Friday…my 11th. Don’t get me wrong, though it’s many surgeries, I know people who’ve had more!! And not all surgeries are equal. But I digress…I love saying that. The...

The Faithfulness of God

Almost twenty years ago, good friends fell on hard times and lost their home. I remember  thinking several things, but one wrong thing I thought was; can they recover and survive under the loss? I know, pretty shallow, right? I was young! Not a good enough excuse? Ok,...

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