Good Friday, Easter Vigil, Easter

On Good Friday, especially, it can seem a dark lonely time. Today, of all days, I received a written message from a friend asking me to light a candle for someone she loved dearly. This is a first from my friend. Most of my friends, especially my long-time friends, know I always have a candle […]

My 60th Birthday ~ how did I get here?

Three score and…. That’s it. Three score. I am old enough that Lincoln’s Gettysburg address rings true minus a score and seven years… Agh! How did I get here and whose hands are those?! My mirror is still kind to me, but the camera is not – why? The lighting, perhaps? I look down and […]

Race Discussions and Caffeine at Starbucks

Starbucks is launching a year long campaign to improve race relations. Your next cup of coffee may have “Race Together” written on it and your barista will be happy to chat with you about improving race relations. Yes. Honestly. Living here, 30 miles outside Seattle, I shudder thinking of what will come of this. At […]

Straining Credulity ~ Hillary Clinton’s Emails

Much ado over recent revelations that Hillary Clinton, serving as Secretary of State, did not use a .gov email, but rather, chose to create and maintain her very own personal server and her very own private email to facilitate her email correspondence. Huh. When these reports began to surface, following on the heels of foreign […]

Google Invests in 500 year life span….

Just a note in passing, without any in depth research. I heard today that Google was investing in prolonging the human life span to 500 years old. … My mind instantly shot off into the future and, without any respect for science and/or the Bible, the thoughts that followed were: So, we’ll be back to […]