Yes, those are my huge chairs….

Firefighters on the Move

According to a July 10, 2014 report in The Rotten Hop, beer has been named official currency for friends reluctantly helping you move. With brewskies as the bargaining chip, I had to shrewdly assess all my options as I approached my August 15 move from a basement apartment to a fourth floor high-rise.  I didn’t want…

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Double Double

Midweek I arrived at my destination early and decided to seize a quiet spot to review my binder full of notes.  In the midst of minding my own business, a woman I don’t know approached me to tell me how much I look like the head football coach for Penn State.  With my vast array…

Ryan Bosselman - Photo by Troy Grover Photography

Still Standing

My new writer/blog cards are ready for press.  I came up with the new tag line wit in writing,  and I thought I was such a clever girl for concocting it.  Two ‘w’s’ in three words!  Give that woman a Rhodes Scholarship! But there is no witty way to write the news.  On June 14,…

Footnotes

A few weeks ago during Sunday service the young girl in front of me was casually surfing the internet for new shoes via her iPad.  The Gestapo mom in me wanted to lean over, shut the laptop and say, “Don’t disrespect our pastor by shopping.  Give your feet a rest for a few hours.” I…

Words With Friends

Dear Megan, You’ve been gone four years.   I don’t miss the loneliness and isolation that accompanied your terminal illness, but I do miss your words, “Talk to me, Momoushka.” On this anniversary of your death, here’s the Chat Soup that you love. I have a “Words With Friends” boyfriend.  Maybe you don’t know about Words…