Monthly Archives: December 2019

Turning Twenty

The twenty-first century is maturing. Time flew through its adolescence. Will we manage a world hopefully enduring With love, peace and effervescence? At its birth we used the word ‘millennial’ And we all survived the Y2 Scare. But the growing … Continue reading

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Noise Pollution

Blood pressure up, senses heightened, nerves on edge… not in response to potential danger, or to a deer sighting within shooting range or to too much coffee, but to NOISE, lots of it, ALL THE TIME. Motivation, learning, memory, productivity … Continue reading

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Late Harvest Treat

Magic was involved. Had to have been because after one bite I knew I was going to eat the whole heaping plateful right then, with my unwashed fingers, from the driver’s seat, before I told anyone about its power because … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead

Too many of us buy into the idea that unless we paint, play a musical instrument, write poetry or compose music, we are not creative. I like the definition of ‘creative’ in the Cambridge dictionary. It suggests that creative souls … Continue reading

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Ice Box Roll Recipe

In my family this is a favorite dessert served only at Christmastime – an ice box roll. My paternal grandmother Della Cecilia (McKinney) Pearson made several a couple of weeks before Christmas so we could enjoy a slice each day … Continue reading

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A Southern Thang

It was a travesty, I know, to open a can of black-eyed peas for luck, dump it into a saucepan, add slices of bacon for health and simmer that while I mixed up a batch of pre-packaged cornbread mix representing … Continue reading

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Resolve to Read in 2020

You know those folks who don’t like various foods touching on their plates? I am not one of those – unless something is put there I don’t like. It gets covered with bread, which doesn’t like me, and disappears from … Continue reading

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Fickle Time

Some days seem a month of Sundays long, With time to redo, to right any wrong. If plenty to tackle, that seems fine, But if idle and anxious, who stretches time? The new year is here, 2019 is history. We … Continue reading

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There’s an App for That?

The average humans among us lose 124 items a year. They tend to lose the majority of said items between 9 pm and 2 am. This info comes from an app some folks download to find lost stuff. Consider me … Continue reading

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Action Required

~~Focus on being more thankful, not on having more to be thankful for. ~~ That is the gist of a message I saw recently on a church sign. Definitely food for thought.  We grow into adulthood with mindsets that we … Continue reading

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