• Keep Company

    “Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another — and all the more as you see the Day approaching” (Heb 10:25). NIV “It’s better to have a partner than go it alone. Share the work, share the wealth” (Eccl 4:9).THE MESSAGE (Neil …[ read more ]

  • Goofy Gratitude

    If, as Songs of Solomon says, it’s the little foxes that spoil the grapes (2:15) , then it’s the little perks that create a wonderful life. Family and friends are counting down the days to Thanksgiving –thanking God for truly important and wonderful things. But as my family recovers from Sandy, as they pine for the …[ read more ]

  • Worthy Words: Mnemonic Help

    Confused between all right/alright? A lot/alot? I have mnemonic devises to help–not to be confused with pneumatic or pneumonia despite the silent first letter. Word Processor (Photo credit: rahady ) Let the fun begin and the confusion end. 1. a lot–(first of all, it’s not a good word to use. Far too vague. But for facebook …[ read more ]

  • Date Your Husband

    “Relish life with the spouse you love Each and every day of your precarious life. Each day is God’s gift. It’s all you get in exchange For the hard work of staying alive. Make the most of each one! Eccl 9:9, THE MESSAGE). view from Elephant’s Head Marriage. If we’ve been blessed, we’ve been with …[ read more ]

  • Bassoon/Writing: What’s the Difference?

    Bassoon (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) Playing the bassoon and writing equals the same thing. Note: I used the verb ‘equals’, not the weaker verb ‘are’…totally different meaning. Technicalities aside, how you ask? Glad to answer. Lonely time. You spend hours alone, creating, honing, perfecting. And you know you are GOOD. (Until you hit rehearsal or receive …[ read more ]