Category Archives: Occupation

COFFEE IN A CRACKED CUP

Goodbye to one of my favorite coffee cups, the mermaid Starbucks cup. I’ve knocked it about often enough in my early morning stupor to cause the glaze at the handle to get a small crack at the seam. My coffee … Continue reading

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CARING FOR OURSELVES 

“Home again, home again, jiggety jog.” My daddy always said this phrase from the old Mother Goose rhyme when we pulled into the driveway after a road trip. Even though I wasn’t gone long, I’m always glad to return, just … Continue reading

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WEEKEND WEATHER REPORT 

Welcome to the weekend! I’m drinking coffee on a rainy morning. Folks say if you don’t like the weather in Arkansas, wait a day or so. It’s going to be different, no matter what the weather gurus say.  Our sunny … Continue reading

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Food, Medicine and Time

Hippocrates was one smart dude. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” is this healer’s complete quote. He cared for the sick in Greece in the early 4th century BCE. Of course, he didn’t have access to … Continue reading

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Bare Cupboards 

This is the day I help relieve hunger in our city. Our church is located downtown, so we are at the heart of our community. A heart must feel and beat for the ones who live near it, not just … Continue reading

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BRING BACK THE BEES 🐝 

Bees are a major pollinator of the food we eat, with 1/3 of all we consume affected by their work. Bees are also the only insect to produce a food which humans eat: honey. Pooh knew a good thing and … Continue reading

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Party People Party Hearty 

Today is Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day. We Americans like to celebrate odd and unusual days, not because we’re just a party people, but because our DNA demands it. The first settlers wouldn’t have made it through their first … Continue reading

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