Ten Things of Thankful 166 (Blessings) #10Thankful

Today the Ten Things of Thankful hop is skipping sideways to team up with #1000Speak, and Michelle Grewe (of Crumpets and Bollocks) with her blessings challenge, which has been going all month. It has been a wonderful challenge with suggestions of ways to bless other people, to identify the blessings we enjoy, and to really begin…

Meet Jenny…and the extent of my egocentricity. #HomeForJenny

I know no other way to do this than through the filter of my own egocentricity, so that’s what I’ll do; but I want you to finally SEE Jenny – my wonderful, whip-smart, wise-cracking, tough-as-nails friend. You already know that she’s homeless, because goodness knows I’ve talked about it enough. You already know there’s a…

Until…

There are moments in life where everything shifts, breaks apart, and falls, jangling, back into an approximation of its former order, leaving you stunned at your change in perspective. These moments can be huge – a house fire which destroys everything you own; the birth of your child; the death of a loved one –…