Cogitation 3, 2020 Saturday 18 January 2020 This week's blog differs from my usual first-draft, journal-style, review of the week. Here, I look back on my experience of church as we look forward to a new church home in the city where we moved a bit more than a year ago. The blog's plenty long. … Continue reading 'Go church'
Cogitation 2, 2020 Saturday 11 January Featured image: Sunrise. We made several trips to the City of Elkhart this week for some appointments and a few errands. It's where we lived for more than 45 years. Elkhart is only 12 miles from our new home in Goshen, though it seems like many more. We're happy … Continue reading Quest to find home
Cogitation 1, 2020 Friday 3 January A New Year, a new decade, an old question: What's to say that hasn't been said? Personally, what I haven't said in 230 previous weekly posts? My, my. What to say? My nephew, Graham, helped me with that question some 33 years ago. I'm dipping back to the letter … Continue reading What to say? 2020
Cogitation 52 We enjoy seeing other people's dogs. We do not have a dog of our own. Once upon a time I was allergic to dogs. But, for some strange reason, the allergy took flight. For 17 years, we were owned by a cat, Miss Kitty. For the moment, we're happy to interact with other … Continue reading For the love of dogs
Cogitation 51 "WINTER BLEND," declares the eye-catching label on a bag of coffee beans, followed in smaller print by, "A rich and harmonious balance of sweet plum and dark chocolate notes. / Un equilibre riche et harmonieux de prune sucree et notes de chocolate noir." I'm in! The image of a bundled up, rosy-cheeked model … Continue reading If only . . .
Cogitation 50, 2019 During December many families gather from near and far to celebrate the wonder. We gather to celebrate the wonder that the holidays bring. The wonder of homes decked out in holiday splendor. The wonder of secular and sacred music. The wonder of religious services. The wonder of opening presents. The wonder of … Continue reading I believe in the wonder
Cogitation #49, 2019 I read a newspaper, headlines first. Then I go through the paper again to read the items that have caught my attention. Edited well, a newspaper, or magazine, lets you quickly find what's of greatest interest to you, be that obituaries, letters, news of the day, weather, stock report, columnists, comics, weekend … Continue reading Beyond the headlines