Archive for 2009

  • Best of 2009

    By on December 31, 2009

    This website and daily blog have been going for a year! Thank you so much for your continued readership....

  • Movie Review: The Young Victoria

    By on December 30, 2009

    We really enjoyed this new movie about the young Queen Victoria and give it five stars. It beautifully portrays...

  • My 20th Wedding Anniversary

    By on December 29, 2009

    I had a wonderful day. It helped that we had no big expectations of it. We needed to take...

  • Tenth Page Done in My New Box-A-Day Art Journal

    By on December 28, 2009

    This page represents December 17, 2009 to December 28, 2009 See close-up entries below. Enjoy!

  • Movie Review: The Visitor

    By on December 27, 2009

     the question of what makes life meaningful, as well as a study in the universal language of music. I...

  • New Poem by Me: Immaculate One

    By on December 25, 2009

    Immaculate One Self (innocent, perfect, pure) conscious (cognizant, alert, attentive, sentient) communion (trustingly at one) with God (inseparable omniscient...

  • Seasonal Scribbles

    By on December 24, 2009

    These three pages of jottings in my journal were done in church as the celebration of Jesus’ birth approached…...

  • Christmas Pears

    By on December 23, 2009

    The indulgence of these pears at Christmastime is a family tradition for us. They are amazingly succulent, tantalizingly sweet...

  • Movie Review: Pay It Forward

    By on December 22, 2009

    The assignment to the seventh grade social studies class is to have an idea that will change the world...

  • New Poem by Me: Virginia’s 18th Birthday

    By on December 20, 2009

    Virginia’s 18th Birthday My oldest turned 18 quietly and without fanfare. She danced in her day at an end-of-the-term...

  • Holiday Groceries

    By on December 19, 2009

    This is not where we usually shop. We come here twice a year, once to get our Christmas tree...

  • Book Review: School of Essential Ingredients

    By on December 18, 2009

    I really enjoyed this book. I give it five stars even though it is neither important nor profound –...