Beauty Within

This morning is beautiful here in New England. The weather is seldom so glorious. It's 76 degrees, the sun is up, the birds are singing, squirrels frolicking, chip monks cheeping, and the insects are minimal. As I sit in the yard, soaking up the beauty...

Let Freedom Ring

We bought a new batch of Rhode Island Red chicks this spring. They aren’t as friendly as some that we’ve had in the past. They don’t come when they are called even though I did everything the same. I called them whenever feeding, fed them...

Differing Perspectives

My husband and I have different perspectives on more than a few things. Money is one of them. It’s not that we are far apart, but as close as we are, we think differently about its function and use in some ways. If that seems...

Handmaids Devoid of Compassion

Recently, the NH House of Representatives passed bill  SB66. For years, NH refused to grant any status to a pre-born child killed in the commission of a crime. Just calling a baby, another, was too much for NH's lawmakers. Children killed by drunk drivers or...

They’re Play’n You

Fake news, politics and politicians, your college buddies, and your cousin Joe are tricksters, scoundrels, jokemasters and pranksters, that you expect falsehoods to come from once in a while.Sad as it is, we live in a world of distrust. Truth seems to be on the...

Lyme is Not My Life

This week proved that Lyme Disease is not my whole life.Lyme has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. For many years, I went to doctors who told me I was stressed and treated me like I was a...

We Are All a Mess

A big hot mess is no way to describe a person, but it has been pretty common in some survivor circles. It seems to me that every single person alive has been a big hot mess at one time or another. No one has it...

Lyme Life Monday ~

Are you stuck in a rut? So many people are. I know a lot of people with chronic illness that have seasons of blah and seasons of exciting growth. I often wonder what makes the difference. Are they just lucky, especially motivated, inexplicably charged with...