No Ants, No Pants

How living in Michigan is surprising me and making me want to stay.

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Cleaning Day!

I have never in all of my life been excited about cleaning.  When the cleaning is complete,  the calm, orderly, put-back-in-place, sometimes even shiny space I live in, makes me happy.  But excited about the cleaning itself - never. Until tonight. Next to my desk is the stairway down to the front door of our …

Day 30: Food Love Stories

Three Food Love StoriesKey Lime LoveWhen I turned 40 (yesterday...not really, a few yesteryears ago) my hubby threw me a surprise party.  He planned it via email in one week and no one blew it.  A handmade card from the girls gifted me with "go out with dad and we will stay home alone and …

Day 28: Hearing His Voice

There are several places I can hear the Originator, Author, Creator.  He speaks the perfect Love Language,  sometimes in conviction, sometimes with clarity, so often summoning me to trust without understanding.  I'm learning to pay attention to His Voice, especially in these places:  ironing space, cooking space, & walking the dog places.  My heart ears …

Day 26: Interview With Mother Mary

At the beginning of this writing project, I knew I would interview my mother.  It may have been the best 2 hours of my whole week.  And this is how she began:"When I think of food - it wakes up everything in me - wakes up sight, smell, taste; it delights all my senses."We set …

Day 22: Comfort Food

"You must go to bed and rest" said the doctor, many many years ago. How many days in my life have I longed for someone to tell me I had to go to bed and rest, just for a day or two. This edict long ago, was the requirement for the rest of my pregnancy. …