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Sappy or Sublime?

Sappy or Sublime?
November 7, 2014 No Comments »

From Rebecca: I admit it; I enjoy the marathon of sappy Christmas movies that appear on the movie channels at holiday time. They’re not the deepest, most impactful, or intellectually stimulating movies, I must concede; but, they do seem to ... Read More »

Livid Lena

Livid Lena
September 26, 2014 No Comments »

From Joan: When I left you last week, I was in the middle of my tale about a surly waitress named Lena. Basically, what happened was that my family and I were having dinner at a Japanese steakhouse known for ... Read More »

Supernatural Assistance

Supernatural Assistance
August 8, 2014 No Comments »

From Joan: Last week I left you by recounting an upsetting situation that I had while on a recent weekend getaway to New England with my family. I had inadvertently left my much needed glasses, daily medication and makeup at ... Read More »

Parting Was Not Sweet Sorrow

Parting Was Not Sweet Sorrow
April 18, 2014 No Comments »

From Joan: Last week I told the story of a dilemma my friend Jim and I had gotten into while recently having lunch at my favorite Chinese restaurant. It didn’t have anything to do with the food. That was delicious. ... Read More »

Holiday Cheer!

Holiday Cheer!
December 27, 2013 No Comments »

From Joan and Rebecca: Wishing you a Merry Christmas to the many who celebrated Christmas this week! And, for those of you who have already celebrated Chanukah, we wish all of you blessings for the holidays, too! Of course, we ... Read More »

And The Wall Came Tumbling Down

And The Wall Came Tumbling Down
October 14, 2013 No Comments »

From Joan: I’m always encouraged in my faith in God when I hear stories about how He works in unexpected ways to accomplish His loving will in our lives.  It seems to me that God can get incredibly creative in ... Read More »

You Are Who God Says You Are

You Are Who God Says You Are
October 11, 2013 No Comments »

From Joan: Last post we left off talking about how, sometimes, people (myself included) run from life’s issues rather than face them head on.  I promised to give you a story to demonstrate my point. So, here we go…. Recently, ... Read More »

Double Drama on the Tarmac

Double Drama on the Tarmac
June 14, 2013 No Comments »

  One of our readers recently contacted us to tell us how much she appreciated a previous post in which Joan described her unpleasant encounter with a woman on a plane. Our reader, too, had just had a disagreeable interaction ... Read More »

I Remember What You Did to Me…..

I Remember What You Did to Me…..
June 11, 2013 No Comments »

Rebecca: Have you ever heard the saying, “I’ll forgive, but I’ll never forget?” I’ve seen sayings, or ones like that, plenty of times before. I can’t help but think that this saying is just the opposite of the principles of ... Read More »

Am I Peeving You??

Am I Peeving You??
June 7, 2013 No Comments »

Joan: I just got off the phone with my sister, Brynn, who sometimes helps me sort out ideas for this blog. Brynn said she had some comments about one of my previous posts which she was rereading. I happily anticipated ... Read More »