A Skin Care Challenge

What skin care product could you not live without? One of the things we didn’t think about or expect when we moved to the mountain is how significant the lack of  ” personal luxury” care would be.  There are no med-spas, nowhere to get a quick mani-pedi,  no spots for facials or massages.  Well, I …

Why I Believe

I am a late bloomer in the world of Christian Faith.  I stayed away from it because it seemed so exclusive rather than inclusive.  Hard-liners on both the right and the left whose cost of a seat was based on my political views hardened my heart.  Proselytisers who knocked on my door and doomed me to …

I Struggle with My Faith

I struggle with my faith. It runs through me like a deep underground stream, always there, always pure. The problem is that I often just refuse to go to the pump and bring it up.  I’m not alone. This week, Holy Week, is about a lot of people who were just like me. The crowds who blessed …

Keeping Up with Words

One of the ways older folk are perceived as irrelevant is by not keeping up with current language.  It’s tough, slang just seems to be growing by the moment.  though.  Merriam-Webster just added 1000 new words to their dictionary.  One-thousand!  While that’s great for Scrabble players, it means hundreds of new words I should at least …