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  1. Believe-O-Matic, or Looking for a new Church

    by , 07-09-2009 at 09:47 AM
    I can already imagine the comments this may bring, but I've decided to go back to church. Not the church of my birth (Roman Catholic), but church in general.

    I find I need and crave the structured time to reflect spiritually, and looking for a strong spiritual community. I discovered a church about 6 miles from my house, a United Church of Christ parish (is that even the right word for a Protestant community?). They have a strong environmental message and on Saturdays at 4 p.m. they ...
  2. Orange Lillies

    by , 07-01-2009 at 09:46 AM
    DH and I woke up today to see two orange lillies had blossomed in our garden and that means just one thing.

    Our anniversary is just around the corner. July 7th.

    We've been married 2 years and the first year was just miserable, I was so ready to quit, so angry and frustrated with my husband and where I thought our life was going, or failing to go. I am so glad I stuck it out. I can't believe how much MORE I love him than the day we were married, how much deeper the ...
  3. My bees

    by , 06-30-2009 at 09:45 AM
    In February, my husband and I signed up for a beekeeping class with our local bee keeping club (Essex County Beekeepers Association). We thought we would just learn about good bee habitats, but we because very interested in the whole process of the hives and making honey, so we spent a whole lot of money investing in two beehives. The full kit start to finish for two hives was almost $700, no small investment but we hope it will pay off in the coming years.

    In April, we received ...