• Summer Wishes, Summer Prayer

    It’s officially been summer for a week.  Everything changes during the summer; traffic patterns, sleep habits…The pace of life can slow down or it can get even crazier! Summer gives us a different outlook on life.  Or...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • A Prayer For Mothers

    Bless all the mothers The caregivers who need to give care to themselves. Who put everyone else first. Remind them not to be last. Grant them peace where there is chaos. Love where there is anger and...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Flamingoes Flock To Changes At First Presbyterian

    No, your eyes are not deceiving you, the front lawn of the First Presbyterian Church of Verona was covered with two dozen pink flamingos this morning! The “infestation” is, of course, part of the fundraising efforts of...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • How Beth Shorten Is Doing Her Town Council Election Homework

    My son is not a fan of homework. I can’t blame him. Is there a kid out there who LIKES homework? Surely there must be some, but… When I was a kid, I wasn’t a fan of...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Power Walking In A Power Outage

    With spring finally here, I’ve moved back outside to do my morning “exercise” regime…walking. It IS dark out when I start, but it gets almost light by the time I’m home. And soon enough, it will be...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Serving Today–And Every Day

    Today, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday is observed by our country. In Verona, the schools are closed. Instead of a do nothing day, why not mark the occasion with an act of service? Verona has always...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • The Best Books I Read In 2018

    I try to never be without a book and with eBooks, I’m reading more than ever. (Not that I don’t like a good solid book in my hand. I do. ) I keep a running list at...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Merry Christmas Baking

    ‘Twas the day before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, except for one crazy mom. Ok, so I’m no Clement Moore. I’m not a poet, I’m a blogger. And I’m definitely NOT...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Go For The Light

    The shortest day of the year is here. To be fair it’s the day where daylight is at its nadir. It’s not like this day is not 24 hours long…it is. But the dark outweighs the light....

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Let’s Be Thankful: Adventures In Tofurky

    I am not a vegan or a vegetarian. (Not that there’s anything wrong with that.) I DO have serious protein-based allergies. I know there are plenty of people with egg allergies, but I have only encountered one...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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