Charity begins at home, but should not end there.
— Proverb Quotes
I was raised in K-Mart, Woolco and Sears, with Sears being the top of the shopping pyramid. My mother liked nice things but she believed that none of us kids would take care of anything, so we shopped exclusively in the discount houses. She couldn’t sew and even if she could have, by the time I was in high school, she was teaching full time while attending DePaul University full time. It would even have been impossible if she had had the Continue reading » What is Sufficient?
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another.
— Luciano de Crescenzo
Happy New Year and welcome to 2010! Whether we want it or not, the new year is here. In the past, I’ve usually greeted the new year as an opportunity full of possibilities, I must confess that this New Year I am less than enthusiastic about the future.
You may have noticed (or maybe you didn’t) that for the last two weeks of December, Ellie was the lone voice writing here on BouncebackCafe.com. Up to this point, through a combination of good planning and luck, we’d pretty much managed to balance out the writing assignments during good times and bad. Thanks to Ellie for filling in during one of the busiest times of the year.
This post is the story of how my father was rescued from a potentially disastrous situation by the often unsung angels who watch out for us every day.
You Just Never Know…
My father had taken his annual December trip to visit my sister and her kids. He goes to see the various Christmas shows in which his grandkids are “stars.” Usually he is there for Continue reading » Angels to the Rescue