Coffee Companions

Life is better with coffee and a companion! A hot buttery cup of java with heavy whipping cream frothed to perfection and added to the top is my current weakness! Bulletproof coffee is sweeping the country and it would be great if local coffee shops caught on and offered it.  Till then, the battery operated…

Answers May Vary

A Jeopardy question:  “What is a vision of soul penned? A dream articulated? A depth charge of words? An art form that transcends an individual accounting? A rhythm of thought expressed? A mystifying thought log? A bubbling up of emotion? A provocative entry? An encounter with the Divine?  The cause of infinite pondering? POETRY Copyright  2017…

Minimalist Vamping

The frump facing me in the mirror gently whispered “it is time to revamp your style!” For the past two years I had not spent much time looking in the mirror or considering anything more than comfort. It started with a manicure, sporting long tailored nails. For a woman, we can look down at our…

El Grito in Mexico

Living in Mexico as a guest, we join millions of Mexicans,  all across this great country,  late the night before the Mexican Independence Day (September 16) to join a massive, synchronized call and response that dates back centuries!  El Grito de Dolores!  As the President of Mexico calls out to the memory of individual leaders…

Games people play

While solving a murder mystery, I get to interact with other player/friends on Facebook while landscaping my personal Caribbean island. The fact that “Pearl’s Peril” increases my memory while I find objects in various odd places is a blast.  Question is — are these online games cutting into time spent in the Presence of God?…

Mexican Baseball

Mexican Baseball includes the winter months of November and December.  Mike and I were thrilled to ride to Guadalajara through the Lake Chapala Society in Ajijic.  We arrived at the fabulous Charro’s stadium in time to watch the batters warm up. This was our first experience at the new Charro stadium. It was for this final…

Kindred Spirits

For a perfect Mother’s day indulgence, on Friday May 12th, 2017 Netflix premiered the latest version of Anne of Green Gables. Anne with an ‘E’ is a sizzling Canadian Broadcasting joint venture!  This Prince Edward Island tale has been spot polished with electric, dramatic acting!  The red-headed-freckled-faced orphan takes on new renegade escapades in which…

Roof Views

When this old world starts a-getting me down… And people are just too much for me to face… I’ll climb way up to the top of the stairs, And all my cares just drift right into space… On the roof, it’s peaceful as can be. And there the world below don’t bother me, no, no!…