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….

‘Tis the Season

The Thanksgiving turkey is barely cooled and eaten by the time the holiday season bursts out in full force. An incongruously named day, Black Friday, is ironically the day designated to kick off the season of Light although many people have decorations up long before the Thanksgiving weekend and retailers decorate weeks before that. Personally…