gratitude

Eating oranges

When company’s coming, I normally tidy up the house hurriedly, clearing up clutter quickly. Everything must find its home--James’ smelly socks sitting in the middle of the mudroom floor, Maggie’s tiny pile of clean laundry atop the dining table outside her room, the four coffee cups on the kitchen counter. Even if I don’t have… Continue reading Eating oranges

gratitude

Keeping it simple

I have not read The Hunger Games, and I don't intend to see the movie, either. I don't clip coupons, hunt for them online, or keep up with which business is offering freebies. I don't make my own laundry detergent, and  would not concern myself with properly sewing on a button unless my life depended… Continue reading Keeping it simple