“A sister is both your mirror and your opposite.” ~ Elizabeth Fishel My sister, Kellie, and I think we look nothing alike, but whenever we’re together, people say, “Oh yes, I see the resemblance.” Growing up, we each tried to be different from the other, but now it seems we become more alike every day. […]
“A man’s manners are a mirror in which he shows his portrait.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (from Bartlett’s Book of Quotations) Or, as my granny would say, “Pretty is as pretty does.” And Happy Birthday to Noah John!
“The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart.” ~ St. Jerome Or, in the words of my beloved granny: “I can tell you don’t feel good because your eyes are droopy.” Or, in the words of my subtle mother, “He was higher than a kite! […]
I’m not one to wildly embrace new ideas. I’m much more cautious and risk-averse than my husband is, so our marriage has seen us both move out of our comfort zones to a mutually agreeable way of deciding. I’m braver now, but he’s had to gain patience and learn how to slow down & explain […]
It’s Poetry Friday! This week, my poetry friend and haiku guru Diane Mayr is lassoing the links at Random Noodling. Also this week, we’ve had visitors at the Lewis house! Mark’s daughter Heather, and her son, have been enjoying spring in Mississippi. A certain small someone has decided he loves to feed the chickens, and […]
It’s Poetry Friday! It’s May 1! Ellen is hosting at Space City Scribes. *UPDATE* Mary Lee is hosting until Ellen gets her post up at A Year of Reading. Earlier this year Mark and I made a whirlwind trip to Columbia, Missouri. Our mission: to clean out an 12X30 storage unit his dad had been […]
One of our most generous poets, Amy Ludwig VanDerwater, is hosting the gathering this week at The Poem Farm. Whenever I make the Poetry Friday rounds, I end up with books on my wish list. Sometimes I buy them long after I can remember who recommended a particular book or author. If you recommended First […]
Mary Lee Hahn is rounding up this week’s posts over at A Year of Reading. Though the heat index was 100 degrees today, it’s back-to-school time for Mississippi kids. Summer is over, but the weather hasn’t gotten the message! (Does anyone else remember dressing up in “fall” clothes or the first day back to school, […]