Random conversations over a good cup of coffee . . .

Hello, Fifty-six!

By Jo Ellen on October 18, 2016
Hello, Fifty-Six

Well, hello, Fifty-Six!   Hard to believe you’re actually here since I sometimes seem stuck at about Fifteen.  As you have arrived in such a timely manner, I though maybe we should talk a bit about our mutual expectations.   Frankly, I have no idea what you’re going to bring to the table. Fifty-four and Fifty-five brought such a mixed bag—lots of creativity and lovely new friends but also a tremendous amount of loss and some physical stuff I don’t […]

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It’s Still An Island

By Jo Ellen on February 13, 2016

Howdy!  I know it’s been a while.  Trust me.  I’ve missed ya. Missed writing. Missed our random conversations over a steaming mug of java. How have ya been?  Busy?  Good?  Overwhelmed?  Blessed?  Have you been like me–all of the above? Tomorrow is Valentine’s and I’d love nothing more than to be on a beach with my main squeeze. No. I know what you’re going to ask. Don’t get excited. I don’t actually have a fellow.  I’m just sayin’. Alas.  I’ll be […]

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Petals and Prayers

By Jo Ellen on December 23, 2015
acupojoe, jimmy stewart, zuzu, prayers, the page house, Christmas

I’d forgotten that It’s a Wonderful Life starts with the sounds of prayers rising up to a starry sky.  So when I watched it last night and as it started, I thought maybe it had skipped ahead.  But no, it was the beginning of Clarence’s assignment.  Most of the story is told so this slow learning angel can get caught up on the details about ol’ George Bailey. Last night my sound quality was off and Jimmy Stewart’s voice sounded more like Mickey […]

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