A Race to the Start

Sometimes mundane things can trigger big thoughts, like this morning when I opened the fridge. I saw the juice bottle in the door and noticed there was very little juice left in it. Not enough to fill the smallest glass in the house. Not even enough to fully cover the bottom of the bottle! My first thought was why? Why did someone put it back in the fridge instead of finishing it? Ideally one would Read More …

Spring Ahead

Daylight Savings Time is an odd thing. We set our clocks ahead to allow us to take advantage of more daylight during waking hours. This shift is somewhat lost on me as I tend not to have normal waking hours and am often up during the wee hours of the morning. Also I don’t mind the dark. I actually enjoy the darker hours, finding them cozy, mysterious, and full of potential. I do not like Read More …

Sifting

Several years ago I helped my mother-in-law move out of a home she had lived in for over 40 years. Even though the move was not unexpected her final move was done quickly, inelegantly, and yes, sloppily. While I had made arrangements with people to purchase or claim many of the items she was not taking with her a large ice storm made it impossible for those people to remove these things from the property. Read More …