Uncertainty and Weariness

Uncertainty.  Unlike hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, or even toilet paper…it’s the one commodity of which there seems to be an abundant supply lately. I’m remembering a line from an old song:  “Oh soul, are you weary and troubled?” I think lots of folks are at least somewhat weary, and maybe a bit troubled.  Uncertainty is…

Updated Update on Closures

Social distancing can make you feel–well, distant!  It certainly doesn’t feel social.  It feels like you’re avoiding people, which you are.  Some folks may be just fine with that.  Others miss being able to get together with friends and family.  I haven’t been able to hug my grandbabies in FOREVER…well, for weeks anyway. I actually…

Update on Closures

While we’re waiting I hate to wait…which is why it’s probably good for me!  If something’s weak, you’re supposed to challenge it.  I guess impatience is challenged by waiting, learning to endure.  We’re just 14 days into this quarantine–if you remember from my last post, I said it takes 28 days to build a habit. …

Spring, Blessed Spring!

Spring, Blessed Spring! One of the things I have grown to appreciate after moving to Iowa is the change in seasons. After the cold, grey Iowa winter—spring is such a welcome change: I love being able to go outside without my skin hurting. I love not having to put a coat and gloves on just…