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Blog“Just Over the Hilltop”

This past winter as I was sorting through old notebooks, journals, and daily blessing books, I found the journal of signed guests who attended my fiftieth birthday party. It was a joy to reread and remember not only the people that came to that wonderful day-long party, but to remember the special events that took…

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With the stifling weather of the last couple of weeks, I would say that those “lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer have been rolled out” as Nat King Cole sang about. But by the fourth of July, the heat had finally gotten to both of us and for the first time in many years, we…

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In the last three weeks I have thought of many great ways to start this very late journal, but they all elude me today. Can it really be I am maybe too busy or not as well organized as I once was? Well, here I am giving it a whirl or rather a distinct typing…

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Hello from “just over the hilltop” in Norwood where the garden flowers are beautiful, the air is sweet, and the breezes are still gentle. A few caterpillars are crawling about but are not overwhelming at this time. I’ve heard that in some areas the tent caterpillars are a nuisance. The lilies of the valley, the…

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“June is busting out all over” and so is our life! Last week I mentioned time and trying to savor it, work it, and enjoy it: well, these last several days I have accomplished all of that with the time I was given! Before I write of our wonderful last five days let’s back up…

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A gentle breeze swings over the hilltop while I sway in the glider listening to a lonely bird chatting at me, watching two butterflies either fighting or twitterpating, sipping on raspberry iced tea and trying to read Gladys Tabor’s book “Country Chronicle.” The sun’s warmth is perfect especially when sitting under the canopy of the…

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