weird and wacky

Traveling often delivers surprises. Take for instance our arriving back to our Airbnb yesterday to discover that we were sharing a three-bedroom unit with a family of small children and a group of young men.  Our hostess asked us about having one of the young men into our bedroom of […]

Korea Day 9

Pink Think: “Behold the child, by Nature’s kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.” – Alexander Pope photo: a reminder my youngest left for her dad This is one of the reasons why I love having an 11-year old. Explanation: My daughter told him the bathtub was […]

The Important Things In Life

Pink Think: “What feeling is so nice as a child’s hand in yours? So small, so soft and warm, like a kitten huddling in the shelter of your clasp.” – Marjorie Holmes For the longest time, I resisted my youngest’s pleas to have her own cat. Over the years, we […]

Meow-velous News

Pink Think: “I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky; and all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by.” – John Masefield art from Friends: I’ve been away for a youth conference for my church. Had […]

If I Were To Sail Away

Pink Think: “If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come.” – Chinese Proverb photo from maniacworld A conversation between my nine year old daughter and my husband: Nine year old: You know how I’m saving up for a ferret?Dad: Yeah?Nine year old: Mom’s not […]


Pink Think: “If you think dogs can’t count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then giving Fido only two of them.” – Phil Pastoret Photo: Our dog Little Anne waiting for me to feed her breakfast. Her dish is the faint red outline in the snow. My […]

Glad to be a dog?

Pink Think: “Everybody in their own imagination decides what scary is.” – Yvonne Craig Photo from In the spirit of Halloween, and in reply to the awards that Jessica of Cougar Tales, LeSan of Blue Gate Gardens and Georgie of Author’s Desk have bestowed upon me (thank you!) here […]

Ten Scary Things