Tag: perspective

Those Who Called Her Maggie

She said something mysterious the other day. She is Margaret, and while most people call her by her given name, Maggie flows well, there in the title. In her younger days they called her Maggie, Margie, Margy, or Marg; most often, it was Margaret. Those who know her now, though, know she goes by Margaret.…

Sometimes, There Are No Words

“If we couldn’t laugh we would all go insane.” Robert Frost One day recently my husband and I ran errands. Several stops later, after visiting mom, buying groceries, looking at furniture, we headed home. I walked in the door, took off my coat, looked down and saw a laundry sheet hanging out of the bottom…


I don’t think there is any truth. There are only points of view. Allen Ginsberg We came upon this lovely hunk of furniture on one of our favorite Oregon hiking trails. What do you see?


“Sometimes life touches one person with a bouquet and another with a thorn bush, but the first may find a wasp in the flowers, and the second may discover roses among the thorns.” — Billy Graham Bounty from one of many gorgeous offerings in Portland, Oregon’s Rose Garden, 2013.