Necessary Endings Too

“Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow So I’ve become a fan of the show “Fixer Upper”. The show introduced me to a couple, of whom I’ve become an even bigger fan: Abner Ramirez and Amanda Sudano Ramirez (she’s the daughter of the disco queen […]

Necessary Endings

The vineyard is now all young and new. It actually began twenty years ago when I bought the property my home is on. There were two other lots with it on which were seven grapevines and thirty six citrus trees. At the time they were all thriving and fruitful; fulfilling their reason for being – […]

The Importance Of the ‘Why’

The Importance of  ‘Why’ “Because I said so!” is an answer. It’s just not always the correct one. It communicates that I don’t really care enough about you to take the time to explain something I probably think you won’t understand in the first place. I think only God should be able to give that answer and even God […]

What Do You See?

What Do You See? Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? That was a favorite of my oldest grandchild when she was a two year old. We thought at one time that she was actually reading the book because we  do have the smartest grandchildren after all. No, she wasn’t reading as we’d thought. […]