dove tale

12 The birds of the sky nest by the waters;    they sing among the branches. Psalm 104 A mother’s…

A walk in the park

Several of my neighbors and co-workers who have dogs, are enjoying the health benefits of walking their canine pals.  Andrew Weil is one of many experts who say, if you want to get regular exercise, get a dog.  Healthy dogs, people and neighborhoods seem to be naturally linked.

bridge education

Two centuries ago, a half-million children of the majority poor and working class in Ireland never went to what we…

Guest blogger: Mothering, Marriage and Menopause

Six days into my vacation and I’m truly feeling relaxed. I’ll even forgive the crazy bird that continues to visit us at night. Last night, I woke up and decided to fix a cup of coffee before I looked at the clock. It was 1:30am. I stumbled back to bed but not before making a note to buy earplugs today. But no worries…I can still take my nap today so all if right with the world.

humor heals

Life happens.  I went into the hospital two weeks ago last Sunday and for a week I have been recuperating…

male bonding

What does cactus such as pictured here, three middle-aged men, and to-do lists have to do with one another?   A…