Baby Talk

Did you ever notice that when we talk to little babies we tend to raise our voices to an unatural pitch, speak slower and have a smile on our face?  Somtimes we even use different words, simpler words that we think may be easier to comprehend.  Some even use sounds that aren’t words at all … Continue reading Baby Talk

The Bump on My Finger

I have this bump on the index finger of my right hand.  It’s not too noticeable and it doesn’t hurt, but it is obvious to me and I certainly didn’t have it all my life.  I know very well what it is, it’s arthritis, there, I’ve said it.  Not a big deal, silly really in … Continue reading The Bump on My Finger

Halloween Masks

In just a few days our doorbells will ring and we will open our doors to witches, monsters, football players, and  princesses.  Giggles from behind their masks…we hear the words, ‘trick of treat’.  After they have received their treat  we return to our comfortable chair only to hear the doorbell ring yet again.  It’s always … Continue reading Halloween Masks

The Dance

Life has a rhythm, don’t you think?  Certainly watching the seasons change, the sun rise, the flowers bloom, even the ebb and flow of a life, teaches us that there is a pattern, a flow that is present throughout the world and beyond.  Some people adapt well, go with it, so to speak, while others … Continue reading The Dance

Loud Voices

Sometimes at a sporting event or even watching a football game on TV, I can almost be deafened by the noise of the crowd.  Driving through a construction zone my body can shake with the rhythm of a jack hammer.  I hate being in a room where an argument has people so enraged that there … Continue reading Loud Voices