"Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read." Groucho Marx Sometimes you just have to wonder. Two days after we brought our beloved Miles home from the animal shelter, he sauntered into the garden, raised his snout and began an elaborate sequence of… Continue reading Appalachian porch dog
“Joy is the infallible sign of the presence of God.” Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, French philosopher, Jesuit priest, paleontologist David Brooks, esteemed New York Times columnist, wrote recently about the futility of seeking happiness rather than welcoming joy. In Our Daily Bread, so did David Roper, esteemed faith writer. Daisies, a sure sign of the… Continue reading All out of happy? Try joy!
“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” Jim Davis, American cartoonist The above quote is certainly Garfield worthy, but that kind of thinking is probably why many people shy away from not only full-on vegetarianism but the plant-slant lifestyle that I enjoy. Many Americans simply do… Continue reading Binge-worthy cauliflower
Thanks so much to Ezee Shad for nominating me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. This is a peer recognition award for bloggers that inspire positivity and joy. OK, there are several icons for this award. This is the funniest by far... Her blog is glowupwithshad.wordpress.com. Take a look! Rules of the award Thank the blogger… Continue reading 🙂 Sunshine Blogger Award
“We know only too well that what we are doing is nothing more than a drop in the ocean. But if the drop were not there, the ocean would be missing something.” Mother Teresa, Christian, despair-defying firebrand The maker who took the time to create a lacy border on these butter-colored pillowcases probably didn't imagine… Continue reading Tiny acts of defiance