Author Archives: msrobin58

Still waiting

I had to laugh when I read one of my posts from a few weeks ago. It was a rare warm day, and I was excited that spring was about to arrive. Well, I’m still waiting, and that was about … Continue reading

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Our Church Family

Two years ago, a group of musician friends left our old church in search of a better fit for our music. I understand that this is a pretty common event amongst church goers, but that didn’t make it any easier. … Continue reading

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Let’s Master Gardening!

I’ve been a passionate gardener for quite a few years now, even to the point where people often ask my advice on their own gardens. But truthfully, I have no real training or certification. Everything I know is self taught. … Continue reading

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Spring Hope

Winter is winding down, finally. Only a few more weeks, and we will officially be in spring. Isn’t it about time? We even had a lovely little snowstorm this week, in March! That’s just not right. But a few days … Continue reading

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Branching out…

I’ve always considered myself a little adventurous, but I think I was kidding myself. I love to travel, but for the most part, I stick with traveling the United States. Traveling my own country means I don’t have to learn … Continue reading

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Is Winter Over Yet?

I’ve tried, I really have. I tried to get on board with the whole winter thing. After all, I live in the north. Winter is going to come every year whether I like it or not. But as this long, … Continue reading

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Comfort and Care

I’ve never been very good at dealing with medical problems, whether my own or anyone else. In other words, I knew early on that I would never be a doctor, or any other kind of medical professional. But when you … Continue reading

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Dust and Ashes

Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. For many Christians, it begins a time of reflection, prayer, fasting, and penance. As a Catholic, I’ll refrain from eating meat today and all the Fridays of Lent. And while it isn’t … Continue reading

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Silver and Gold

We’ve all heard the old axiom “Make new friends, but keep the old, one is silver and the other gold.” I firmly believe this is true. I love to make new friends, but there is definitely something to be said … Continue reading

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Time to Clean House

I’m having company in a few days. One of my childhood best friends is coming to stay for the weekend, and there is much to do in preparation. Am I crazy? Does anyone else clean like a mad woman when … Continue reading

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