Romantic Rhine!

Yes, the love of my life took me there. Years ago, after seeing the ads on Downton Abbey, I mentioned to Steve (husband) that I would like to do a Viking River Cruise. So what happens? We take a Viking River Cruise. Is he the best or what? On June 29 we settled into the…

Love

My conversations with my boys have taken a more philosophical tone this year, and they have covered ideas from what it means to be human to the nature of truth. We agree on many things but on many others we do not. One thing we cannot agree on is the nature of love. They hold that…

Respite- It’s bigger than you think.

So my blog’s raison d’etre is to offer “respite to weary souls.”  I claim “it is no small thing.”  Let me offer proof: The things of respite–art, music, theater, writing, all forms of entertainment–remind us of why we do everything else.  Art-the beauty of creation; music-lifting the soul toward heaven, whatever music speaks to you;…