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Pocket Soup Blog

Lynn's life

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25
May

Rock Me Mama

Rock Me Mama* Any way you feel Mother’s Day has come and gone and, along with it, a load of wilted flowers and gushing sentiments. Don’t…

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13
May

Discovery

Discovery I get the spring ritual. Yank out the dead rot, turn over the soil, and pray for gentle weather to coax the timid tulips out…

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29
Mar

Walk with Me

Walk with Me There was a time that the marker was so far down the road it seemed irrelevant. We chose to focus on what was…

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31
Jan

Of a Certain Age

Of a Certain Age Maturity is a moving target. I don’t remember when or where I heard these words, but clearly they were intended for me.…

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24
Dec

Joy to the World

Joy to the World Joy to all the boys and girls. As a mother of five, I’ve attended my fair share of holiday school concerts, every…

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03
Dec

Pocket News December 2016

Did you feel that? I think the earth moved. There’s a whole lot of change going on in the universe and, ironically, there’s nothing new about…

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11
Nov

Keep the Porch Light On

“I can’t tell you where I am going or when I’ll come home. Mom, please understand I have to do this.” It was two days after…

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29
Oct

Advocates

“Are you getting your needs met?” she asked. I had no idea what she was talking about. What needs? I was employed, the fridge was stocked,…

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17
Sep

Tea Towels

It’s been more than five decades but I can still hear Mrs. Worthington preaching her creed. The orderly appearance of a well-run home is a direct…

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31
Aug

Out of All the Things I Have Lost

Out of All the Things I Have Lost I miss my mind the most – Mark Twain Life poked a hole in my nicely ordered little…

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