And This Gives Life To Thee

And This Gives Life To Thee

Yesterday, the world paused as the great Notre Dame burned. And as I watched, and tried to make sense of it all, I couldn’t help wonder about the old English poets, and how they tried to tell us about statues and buildings and man-made structures. Yes, there...
I Have Great Faith In A Seed

I Have Great Faith In A Seed

“Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed. Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders. ”  Henry David Thoreau In my past life I must have been a gardener.  In...
Been Down This Road A Time or Two

Been Down This Road A Time or Two

Nail polish originated in China as early as 3000 BC. The ingredients included beeswax, egg whites, gelatin, and vegetable dyes. This was the formula for a long time, as those were the only resources to work with. Nail polish as we know it was changed in 1922 with the...
It’s Been A Good Year For The Roses

It’s Been A Good Year For The Roses

Some version of the saying “if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all” has been told to pretty much every person from birth on.  In every language.  In every country.  We get it, we all get it, but it’s hard. I...