Mother’s Day

My mother is gone and I miss her. I miss her wisdom, her laughter, her guts. Although we had our differences, I knew she loved me. Today is the day we celebrate our mothers. So I celebrate her. See my…

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Lily of the Valley

The Lily of the Valley are coming up in my front yard. This flower means so much to me since it was the favorite of my Grandmother. It is the national flower of Finland where she was born and migrated…

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Peace at Karenthia

Peace begins with our animals. Here is Rufus and Ginger (the cat) sharing the dog bed one evening.