Care Home Visit to an Art Gallery

Photo by Matheus Viana on This is a funny story by one of the members of the Torrevieja Writers Circle group. We meet weekly on the Costa Blanca in Spain to share our work with each other and give and get feedback. There are many talented writers in this group. This is one of … Continue reading Care Home Visit to an Art Gallery

How was my trip? #travel #covid #humor

Very funny post about traveling in the age of the Covid pandemic. Everything is more complicated now!

Barb Taub

How was my flight? You’ll have to excuse me while I kiss the ground.

(Don’t worry—I’m wearing a facemask.)

At first, the trip seemed like a good idea. We hadn’t been back to see family in the States since the year 4BC (Before-Covid), so the plan was to celebrate a late Thanksgiving together now that we’d all had our booster jabs and the pandemic seemed to be subsiding.

Digression #1. Right. Those who know me can just go ahead and shake their heads and mutter their I-told-you-so comments. Feeling better?

Of course, the Hub flew ahead of me. All he had to do was pop over to Glasgow airport and head out. A week later it was my turn. That was the week we all learned a new word: Omicron. I would have to leave home (our little island off the coast of Scotland) a day early to get a…

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Studying the Bible

I grew up in the Episcopalian/Anglican church in Chicagoland. Even though this faith is closely tied to the teachings of the New Testament, I don't remember us learning any Bible stories in Sunday School. Later, I studied philosophy in college and learned about the teachings of Christian thinkers Saint Augustine and Saint Thomas Aquinas. I … Continue reading Studying the Bible

Life Lessons Book Review

"A warm and encouraging volume for anyone needing inspiration, renewal and hope in today’s troubled world."Bestselling Author Joan Wester Anderson By Joan Wester Anderson, New York Times bestselling author of Where Angels Walk and eight other books about angels and miracles. Sometimes it is best to avoid looking at what you really don’t want to … Continue reading Life Lessons Book Review