What Are You Doing?

What Are You Doing?

What are you doing? That’s what you might wonder if you observed my current type of work day. Today is kind of normal because I’m taking time to write the weekly blog, but as to the rest of the week. . . What are you doing? I’m spending a lot of time with numbers,...
The Magic Desk

The Magic Desk

If you ever doubt there is more to our world than meets the eye, let me tell you about my Magic Desk. No, it’s not a treadmill desk. In fact, it wasn’t designed as a desk at all. The Magic Desk started its life in Thailand decades ago as a carvery table. A writer...
Crime, Fear, Love, Mercy

Crime, Fear, Love, Mercy

This week I’ve been contemplating the relationship between crime, fear, love and mercy. My thoughts turned in that direction Monday evening, when something unexpected happened at our house. We live one mile east of a small town (population 300+/-), amidst thousands of...
Red Tape

Red Tape

As a former auditor, I’m very much in favor of people following rules and regulations, but this week I encountered an incident of red tape that was too much, even for me. It should have been simple. All I wanted to do was change the billing address on one of my Mom’s...
Teachers, Ancestors and Other Strangers

Teachers, Ancestors and Other Strangers

It’s the time of year when I think of back-to-school and those who wait for us there- -teachers. In my family we have five continuous generations of teachers. Most recently, my niece has followed in her mother’s footsteps. Before my sister, our dad and an uncle taught...

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