The BEAGLE Theory of Life

  Life’s lessons come to us in some unusual ways, but more often than not through rubbing up against those hard and unyielding sharp edges of the world. Such is the case with the B.E.A.G.L.E. Theory of Life. There was a pistol of a young man—Charlie Marston—who attended high school with my daughter. He had […]

A parable of finite love

There once was a widow who believed each person had a finite amount of love to share. She had a son who adored her, who had moved in with her so she wouldn’t be alone. One day, when this caring man had passed his fortieth birthday, he met a woman who swept his heart away. […]

Five minute Friday: Loss

Joining Lisa-Jo at The Gypsy Mama today for her Five Minute Friday topic of loss. I invite you to read, comment, and join us with your thoughts.   Five minute Friday: Loss The minutes tick by, as I sit quietly in the car as my dear hubbie drives, heading for the nearest city to do […]

‘Tis Better to Have Loved and Lost…

A long, long time ago, when our girls were in their early elementary years, we adopted a beautiful three-year old Yellow Labrador dog named Sam, who had been abandoned on a busy street in town by his owner. Not only had he been unceremoniously dumped, but the shelter had been unable to find him a […]

In loving memory

A few weeks ago, I spent a day with my youngest daughter, and we drove up to my grandparents’ home in Northern Vermont. It was not a traditional visit, as my grandmother passed away just before this past Christmas, and my grandfather now resides in a nursing home. We visited the empty house this time-home to […]

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