One Last Bay Leaf

I’ve been thinking a lot about journeys lately. The metaphorical and allegorical ones, certainly, but the actual ones have been occupying my mind these days. The journey of our lives is marked with so many milestones, like pebbles dropped to mark the path we have walked. It is also measured by those who come and…

Copper Penny

We have a jar for spare change sitting on our kitchen counter. Brightly colored coins we collect until the jar is full and then we cash them in to use for treats or pocket money. When I was a young girl, 5 of those copper pennies could get you candy. 25 of them could get…

Groundhog Day

One of my favorite movies from the ‘90’s is the Bill Murray starring film Groundhog Day. The story line imagines what happens when a self-absorbed weatherman relives a very bad day over and over until he changes his perspective and outlook on his situation, finds redemption and gets the girl he loves in the end….