Oh boy! I usually like to be a beacon of light and positivity, but there were two separate occurrences recently that had me wondering what the heck are people thinking? I took some children to a nearby farm that had a fantastic playground. It was a place where in the fall you go to buy … Continue reading My First Rant!
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About a year ago I wrote My First Rant! about parents allowing their children to run around the playground with $600.00 phones instead of just playing, and parents that plug their kids into iPads at a restaurant instead of making eye contact with them and teaching social graces. Well, yesterday I attended a celebration of life service … Continue reading My Second Rant!
Maybe I should have titled this one “My Third Rant” as the first rant I did (https://strongerthanbroken.com/?s=my+first+rant ) was also about that damned cell phone. One evening my husband and I went to have a bite to eat and hear a local band. I was stunned that the couple next to us. They were captivated … Continue reading Go Old School on Him
I just keep telling myself that the shortest day of the year is December 21st. If I can make it to that milestone, I can keep telling myself that winter only gets better from there. I simply hate the short days. Psychologically, I see it get dark and it feels like bedtime even though it … Continue reading Preparing for the colder-shorter days.
When my children were young, I loved teaching them about nature as I planted my yearly garden. Although none of us particularly like the taste of hot radishes, I always made sure I grew a few rows, as they would germinate in less than two weeks if the soil was porous. This gave eager little … Continue reading Planting Seeds
My husband had been married for a very brief time as a very young man. As short as the marriage was, it still hurt him that it ended in divorce. When he and I fell in love and married, we had an agreement never to use the “D” word. He knew he did not want … Continue reading The “D” Word
Ephesians 4:32 “Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. Has it been 4 years or five? I asked myself this question at a recent book signing. The woman purchasing my book was asking how long it had been since I discovered my husband texting another … Continue reading Life After Infidelity