The Shadow

The Shadow

I went for a walk this morning just as the sun was slowly ascending above the horizon. It was positioned in such a manner as to cast a long shadow. As I journeyed down the roadways in our small town, it occurred to me that my shadow’s presence is much like God’s presence on our […]

Adirondack Vacation

Adirondack Vacation

These past few days, I have been fortunate to spend a few days with my sister in the small Adirondack country where she resides. The activities we have engaged in have been thoroughly relaxing and enjoyable. I grew up on the south shore of Long Island, but my dad was from the Adirondack Country. When […]

Drowning in Debt

Drowning in Debt

When my husband and I retired, I thought we were financially set with our federal annuity and social security, once we became eligible for it. We never dreamed back in 2001 that gas prices would soar to almost $4.00 a gallon over a decade later. How could we have known that my husband’s unforeseen health […]

What’s In a Name?

What’s In a Name?

If my grandpa had had his way, I would have been born a boy with the given name Timothy James and an accompanying nickname of TJ. He never had the chance to be disappointed, though, because God took him home four months before I was born. Hence, my name, Patricia came to be, in memory […]