Hungry Cats…

This morning…Bertha…reminded me of one of my favorite of her sayings… Joys are like stray cats…the more you feed them…the more you get… I love this…Berthaism…probably because it brings back the memory of a time when we had about twenty stray cats…they mostly lived at...

Joy…Why Bother…

The other day…I’m loving that expression as I realize it’s the Southern version of…once upon a time…I was cranky…and…I don’t mean just a little grumpy…I mean…a full blown…crabapple cranky…and I had the sour face and attitude to show for it… Bertha…being…Bertha…let me...

Flirting with Joy…

Bertha…seems to be sending me hints of joy today…emails…Facebook posts…reminding me of the importance of finding joy in the small details of my life… She reminds me…to savor the joy of hearing the Mocking Birds singing…seeing the Zinnias poking their noses through the...