Every Masterpiece is Nonstandard

Every Masterpiece is Nonstandard

At one past job, I was in an office with a friend whose daughter was learning pottery. There was a little shelf where my friend would keep a few of her daughter’s mugs or bowls bearing small price tags. I found myself drawn to that shelf. I bought a few and...
 Thankful in Blunders

 Thankful in Blunders

I missed my flight today. The airline was kind enough to send me updates on the delayed fight. However, both my first and second flight were delayed. I got the second flight time in my head while I was still at first airport. That is why I missed my flight even though...
Doing Laundry Like God

Doing Laundry Like God

In the beginning of His creation, God separated the light from the dark. I do the same thing every week. Not that I create light and dark, mind you. But I do separate the lights from the darks into separate bins in my laundry room. (I find washing like colors together...
Learning New Tricks

Learning New Tricks

We never tried to teach my dog, Roxie, to raise her paw in order to “shake hands.” She was too busy shaking her whole body. Before my sisters picked her out at the Humane Society, Roxie had more than one traumatic experience. From her tiny puppy days she was terrified...
Selective Belief Disorder

Selective Belief Disorder

Believe! That was the one-word message of many of last month’s holiday movies and songs. Believe in Santa, or believe in the magic of the season, or believe romantic love will come your way, or just (spoken in dreamy voice) “Believe!” Belief, of course, is only...

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