Sunshine

Typhoon Merbok brought with it days and days of rain.  Each morning I woke up to grey skies and moisture (other than the normal humidity that is common here).  However, today the sun emerged. I am in the process of trying to grow a couple of herb plants from seed.  The “cosmos” seemed to be…

Community

“Chippie the parakeet never saw it coming. One second he was peacefully perched in his cage. The next he was sucked in, washed up, and blown over. The problems began when Chippie’s owner decided to clean Chippie’s cage with a vacuum cleaner. She removed the attachment from the end of the hose and stuck it…

Moving Forward

Hints of spring are still in the air, but the heat of summer is gradually moving in.  Seasons of the year roll along and so too seasons of life. They roll in and out, the good ones and the bad.  As I mentioned in my previous post, the key to successfully navigating through difficult seasons when…

Seasons

Too many years ago, it almost feels at times as if it never happened, I staggered through life with leaden feet, almost as if I walked through a quagmire.  It was a season of sadness for me. I’m not exactly sure to this day exactly what brought it on with such force.  This interval of…