celebrating my morning “patina”

This morning I heard the alarm clock, went back to sleep, hit the snooze a second time, dozed, then reluctantly pulled myself out of bed in response to some impatient, targeted (at me), huffing by Scout Labradoodle – who had been ready for her walk since the first sounds of Dan Fogelberg’s “To the Morning” Continue reading celebrating my morning “patina”

10 reasons middle-age rocks! #BabyBoomers-R-Us

I will be your God throughout your lifetime— until your hair is white with age. I made you, and I will care for you. I will carry you along and save you. Isaiah 46:4 People born between the years of 1946 and 1964 (the official American “Boomer” population) now range in age from 50 through 68. My Continue reading 10 reasons middle-age rocks! #BabyBoomers-R-Us

Feeling “creaky” and middle-aged – but it’s OKay!

God has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart… (Ecclesiastes 3:11) This morning I walked Scout, eased Rebekah from slumber with a mug of fresh-brewed coffee, then sat down to read the morning paper. In sitting, some kind of a noise must have escaped me, because Rebekah immediately Continue reading Feeling “creaky” and middle-aged – but it’s OKay!