Readings for the Second Sunday after Epiphany Isaiah 62:1-5 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 John 2:1-11 Psalm 36:5-10 This sermon was preached at Christ Episcopal Church in Eureka CA on January 20, 2019. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.” By “creatively maladjusted” he meant those who refuse […]
Blue Willow Bride
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I love to collect these Willow Tree figurines. I love the way they are painted, how they look so simple yet have so much design, and I love that they have no faces becauase they can be anyone you choose them to be. So far I have one for each chapter in my life, beginning […]
After the enormous success of the English Wedding Awards that are already in the third year, alongside with the success of the Scottish, Irish, Welsh and Northern Ireland Wedding Awards, Creative Oceanic is delighted to be launching the inaugural Ontario Wedding Awards 2019.
This fun-filled festival wedding was a three-day celebration! Bride Leilah tells us all about it… How did Nick propose? Whilst living out in Canada, Nick and Josh (one of his 2 best men) built what Canadians call a “barge.” Kind of like a large raft, but with an outboard motor! On my 30th Birthday, and our 10 year anniversary, he told me to […]
My Favorites From 2018: In 2018, I read 185 books, falling short of my reading goal of 200. But, we all know that life happens, and amazingly, sometimes we have to put our reading aside to take care of business. I really, really wanted to come up with just ten […]
“I now do NOT pronounce you man and wife. You may kiss your bride.” The preacher said jokingly. The guests laughed. Willow applauded with everyone else from her mother’s side. “Okay, now that we’ve got that done, let’s go eat! We’ll be meeting at Centro for the rehearsal dinner.” The Des Moines natives cheered, […]
2019 Reading Challenge Master Post!
Finding the perfect vendor(s) can be tough – especially when you have a creative vision AND a budget. I spent a lot of time researching and analyzing vendors. I’m talking Excel spreadsheets and everything (Hey, I’m an analyst for a living here). But let me give you some quick advice that you should consider throughout […]
Your PBS Masterpiece Winter – Spring 2019 Schedule is here: the next few months promise to be a royal good time on PBS! This list is divided into four parts: Period Dramas on PBS and Masterpiece (detailed descriptions of the costume dramas in the primetime line-up, with premiere and return dates), History of British Royalty Shows […]
We all know the crazy Christmas song, ‘Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer’. Today’s post is obviously a play on that. So enjoy reading about what happens when Grandma gets run over by a stork! As soon as we hit our fifties and sixties most of us are not too surprised when our grown […]
The church bells ring And she is singing in my soul The windy willow weeps And she is swelling my heart slow The apple dumpling bakes And she is heating up my stove The children play outside And she is teaching lessons tried The twist cone drips And she is savoring my last drop The […]
Here’s the thing… I never assumed I was unaware of my surroundings until I realized I know nothing about pop culture past the year 2012. It’s sad to say my younger self was much hipper, and knew what was cool. Maybe, no scratch that…I have chosen to live in box with my 1960’s, 70’s, 80’s […]
Here is a list of some of the new releases for the week of January 6th, 2019. I am going to divide the list into 3 days because there are so very many of them for this week. Today is the first day of my list for this week. Hope you find some selections […]
He said, “I go to prepare a place for you….”