My Word of the Week: Do

My Word of the Week: Do

Two Sunday’s ago, Steve streamed the theme song from Rocky as I got up off the couch, walked into the kitchen, and pulled out packages of meat, pasta, rice, and vegetables. Over the next four hours, I chopped, I sauteed, I baked, I roasted, I blended, and then I bagged and packaged and wrapped. When the afternoon was over, I had filled the freezer with …

Don’t Do It Yourself

Don’t Do It Yourself

Friday, I attended a children’s program at my church, and afterward, there were cupcakes in the fellowship hall. There aren’t very many opportunities to eat cupcakes as an adult, so I made my way back to the table of treats. The friend who had invited me...
Saving Buttons

Saving Buttons

One of my fondest memories of my childhood is playing with my Grandma Ruth’s button box. She had an old Sunshine Biscuit tin with two little girls on the front filled with old buttons carefully removed from worn-out trowsers and thread-bare dresses. Though I...