April Showers

It is Spring in Michigan.  Technically speaking. Although everything is gray, brown and dead right now.   Anytime now….there will be small signs of life.   Daffodils and tulips will wake up from their long winter’s rest.  The trees will be budding and greening up. Although the winters are long and harsh, I look forward […]

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Poker Face?

My Dog, Cosmo, has a great personality, but tends to get into mischief when he’s bored, which apparently is quite often.  It is very obvious when he has done something bad.   The look on his face will tell me everything. This look (I imagine) says: “Chewed up the box of Kleenex??  Me?? Yeah, I’m […]

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Appreciating Winter

  It was 20 degrees this morning. Winter can be so long and depressing here in Michigan.  At least it is for me.    To make matters worse, I had just returned home from sunny Florida and I was pouting about having to deal with a couple more months of this gray, frigid season.  As I […]

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Forgotten God

Shortly before he proclaimed Thanksgiving a National Holiday, Abraham Lincoln said: “We have been the recipients of the choicest bounties of heaven. We have been preserved, the many years, in peace and prosperity. We have grown in numbers, wealth and power, as no other nation has ever grown. But we have forgotten God. We have forgotten […]

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