The State of Things – September & October

Hectic. I need a better word for hectic. But the word summons up my life these last two months. It was been one thing after another after time consuming other until I turn around and see that November is already here.

The fall wind blows through the trees no matter where I am to remind me that today is Halloween, today is a day to remember the dead. The beloved dead, our ancestors and friends who have walked before us into the unknown. For Catholics, soon will come the celebration for the faithful departed. Many will … Continue reading

Raising My Glass Once Again…

Tonight, I honored my ancestors not with the usual feast or glass of wine, but by working. I honored them by moving forward with my life and honoring the life of one who just passed thru the veil. A friend and fellow teacher lost her only daughter last weekend as Hurricane Sandy splashed Florida with … Continue reading Raising My Glass Once Again…

Light Some Candles & Raise Your Glass…

The fall wind blows through the trees no matter where I am to remind me that today is Halloween, today is a day to remember the dead. The beloved dead, our ancestors and friends who have walked before us into the unknown. For Catholics, soon will come the celebration for the faithful departed. Many will … Continue reading Light Some Candles & Raise Your Glass…