I Hate Skittles

I hate Skittles.  I do not want to, as the slogan goes, “Taste the rainbow.” If a Skittle accidentally fell into my mouth, I would spit it out.  This is how I feel about most candy.  Except for sour patch kids. Levi and Isaiah, however, like...

When the Wood is Wet (#SmallWonder Link-up)

Shift each log.   Make room for air to move through. Turn your head away and inhale, deep, through nostrils. Then turn again toward the dark stove and exhale. Aim low, for the coals, but not low enough to stir the ashes. Blow out long and hard until all air is...

Back When I Was A Crumudgeon (#SmallWonder Link-Up)

(Photo Source) The seminary’s married housing sprawled in a series of low brick buildings some five miles from campus.  There the newly married, newly empty-nested and a few brave families with young children resided in dilapidated cinder-block two-story...

The Napping House (I Don’t Have A War Room)

(Photo Source) For thus said the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel: In returning and rest you shall be saved;     in quietness and in trust shall be your strength.  Isaiah 30:15 I sat in the little house with the oil lamp lit, computer in place. ...
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