Monthly Archives: February 2012

RECESS

Recess (noun) – A temporary withdrawal or cessation from the usual work or activity. Remember how just the simple things could fascinate you when you were a kid? Like, for instance, ants crawling in and out of their anthills, or … Continue reading

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CHARMIN CHATTY CATHY

“Telephone, Telegraph, or Tell Cathy.” Those are the exact words that a friend exclaimed to me after someone had just shared some new exciting news. Did I take offense to the comment? Not at all! In fact, it made us … Continue reading

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I CAN BE

Here’s a poem that I wrote when my kids were young.  With my limited drawing capabilities, I turned it into a picture book and, although my mother-in-law loved it, and my youngest son claimed it as his favorite story, I … Continue reading

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BOOKS, BOOKS AND MORE BOOKS

My long holiday weekend turned out to be a weekend of book browsing. After my blog post AFTERNOON DELIGHT on Saturday, my husband and I visited 3 used bookstores—one on Sunday and two others on Monday. We now, as a … Continue reading

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AFTERNOON DELIGHT

It’s been a few weeks since my husband and I have frequented a used bookstore. We love to visit them, and have gone to most of the shops throughout New England several times over. There are boxes of books at … Continue reading

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LET IT SHINE

“This little light of mine/I’m gonna let it shine.” (Harry Dixon Loes) There was a time when I felt that my “voice” was trapped inside my skin, unable to get out, unable to be heard. In fact, I couldn’t even … Continue reading

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PRICELESS

This candy heart gave me a chuckle. It definitely shows how much times have changed. In my younger days, the message would’ve been more like “hug me” or “just cuz”—sayings like that. I don’t think that I even knew what … Continue reading

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