First palm cross to begin my journey as I become a member of the Catholic Church. I grew up in a mixed-religion family. My dad grew up in a family who studied Judaism (known as Sephardic Jews) and my mom grew up in a Baptist family. By the time I …
The snow is melting, but these images remain. My favorite is the bird on the branch. During the height of the storm, she remained on the branch sleeping, breathing gently.
I don’t know why I thought it was a “she.” Maybe I related to her resilience. She found her spot on the inner part of the branch. There she stayed as the storm gained strength.
Good evening everyone.
Moments of clarity come when you least expect them. I work with young children, so those moments often come at school. When I returned from winter break, my students had many questions about my vacation. They would ask me what I did or where I traveled. (The students I work with have traveled frequently and visited locations I have only experienced as an adult. Their normal is traveling during vacation breaks.) My answer would always be:
- I did nothing;
- I traveled to [my hometown].
Before the shoveling,
Before the snowblowing,
Before almost falling trying to clean off my Jeep Wrangler,
There was the peaceful beauty of falling snow…
Views from Blizzard Jonas
“Whisky is liquid sunshine.” George Bernard Shaw Winter is my season for scotch whisky. When is your season? Share when you like to enjoy a relaxing glass of scotch or bourbon. Don’t forget to leave a comment and follow Bovary’s Complaint!