May slid by quickly. Winter coats have finally been put away for the summer! Tank tops and shorts are becoming the daily norm. School’s out and Memorial Day weekend has just passed. Have you stopped to smell the roses of summer yet? The lilacs and daffodils are long gone already! What’s blooming in your yard,… Continue reading Almost June
Author: Patricia Ploss
Here we are at Mother’s Day already. This ‘holiday’ means many things to many people. Some women become mothers in a traditional way. Spouse, biological kids. Other mothers adopt. Some foster, but whether or not they adopt a foster child, they are acting in a mothers’ capacity to that child. Some women are mother figures… Continue reading Mother’s Day
Going Home is the title of my fifth book. It was published last week, and is available on Amazon. As soon as I have some copies in hand, it will also be available at ACE Hardware in Winamac, and The Montgomery Mercantile in Francesville. Going Home addresses a rekindled romance from high school to present… Continue reading Going Home
The Merry, Merry Month Of May!
We made it to May! It opened yesterday with snow flurries when I walked the dog! Of course, this is the midwest, and that’s how the weather goes! I’m from Michigan, so Indiana weather isn’t a surprise to me! The lilacs are trying to bloom, but they are freezing! I’ve noticed tulips and daffodils and… Continue reading The Merry, Merry Month Of May!
Newness of Spring
Finally spring has arrived. Of course, a few days of chilly weather here and there will continue for awhile, just to remind us that we aren’t in charge of the calendar vs the actual weather! Spring is a time of renewal for so many things. We seem to blossom with the flowers. Some of us… Continue reading Newness of Spring
Out Like A Lion!
As I recall, March came in like a lamb. And as the old saying goes, ‘In like a lamb, out like a lion,’ for the month of March! Mother Nature got it right! Hopefully the wind and rain won’t bring you down too much, as we welcome April tomorrow! I would like to let everyone… Continue reading Out Like A Lion!
Today I noticed daffodils blooming! It might be just 33 degrees, but spring is definately headed our way! Finally! Ok, we really have had a mild winter, with the exception of the cold snap and storm at holiday time. But if you’re at all like me, you might be longing to hang up those winter… Continue reading Emerging Spring!
Are you Irish?
Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! Are you Irish? Do you celebrate this day? Are you wearing green? do you believe in leprechauns!? I spent some time Googling the origin of St. Patrick’s Day and why it’s celebrated! I learned many things I did not know! I encourage you to research St. Patrick’s Day to glean… Continue reading Are you Irish?
Moving Through March!
March is in full swing! It came in like a lamb, but I’m hoping it goes out like one too and not a lion! All in all, we’ve had quite the mild winter! Except for the holiday storm that dropped the temperature to arctic blast! The robins are taking over my bird feeder, and I’ve… Continue reading Moving Through March!
We’ve made it through January and now halfway through the shortest month! I believe spring is coming, as I’ve seen a few robins the last few days! And just now, in addition to a cold February rain, there was thunder to go along with it! It’s amazing to me that once we get totally sick… Continue reading Mid February!