From the Blog

Summer Reading

Summer is a wonderful time for reading.  Rick sits in a mesh-bottomed inner tube and floats in the pool, book in hand.  I read in the living room, with a CD playing ocean waves or burbling streams or bird song.  Rick and I both love to read, and we have different tastes.  He … [Read More...]

Timely Quotes from Churchill

I collect quotes.  I have notebooks full of them.  Some are from ordinary people, others from famous personages.  I never know when I’ll run across a gem, so I carry a note pad in my purse.  Not long ago I happened on a small book of quotes by Winston Churchill.  Here are a … [Read More...]

Remembering Dad

Rick and I sat in pjs on Sunday, reminiscing about our dads and giving thanks for them.  Rick’s father, William Richard Rivers, weathered many storms. Passed from relative to relative, he and his three brothers worked fields while their father, a merchant marine, was out to sea.  When … [Read More...]