Positively Karen

Now and Then Spring, earth awakens from its winter slumber. My rose bushes are covered with petite unfurled leaves. Bulbs have burst, sending verdant stalks up three inches above the soil. Doves have built their nests (of sorts) and laid their eggs. One egg has already slipped through loosely woven twigs to land unbroken on…

The Sunshine #8-2 Apr/May 2017

More Than This “I could feel at the time There was no way of knowing Fallen leaves in the night Who can say where they’re blowing As free as the wind And hopefully learning Why the sea on the tide Has no way of turning” ‘More Than This’, written and sung by Bryan Ferry, is…

The Sunshine #7-6 Dec/Jan 2016

Happiness “Happiness is like the old man told me Look for it, and you’ll never find it all But let it go, live your life and leave it Then one day, you’ll wake up and she’ll be home”   ‘Happiness’, written by Isaac Slade of The Fray, is the last song on the second studio…

Observing Thanksgiving

Be Thankful Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire. If you did, what would there be to look forward to? Be thankful when you don’t know something, for it gives you the opportunity to learn. Be thankful for the difficult times. During those times you grow. Be thankful for your limitations, because…

Treasures From The Inbox #7-5

If you get email, you get stuff. Sometimes it is spam, sometimes it is a true gem. Here is one of those gems worth sharing: The Pickle Jar As far back as I can remember, the pickle jar sat on the floor beside the dresser in my parents’ bedroom. When he got ready for bed, Dad…