Category Archives: Cluckings

Today’s Market

Today’s Market “May I help you, ma’am?” “Yes, please, I am looking for avocadoes.” “Would you like Californian, Mexican, or Peruvian?” “I want the Mexican ones. Aren’t they the ones with the rough, dark skin?” “Shhh, they’ll hear you.” “Who?” … Continue reading

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Monday Musings

Today is April Fools Day.  Perhaps that is why the following question keeps coming to mind:  Where did Jesus get his Easter clothes? Only a foolish person would focus on such a trivial detail in light of the miraculous, glorious, … Continue reading

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Good Friday Spoiler Alert

Churchyard Chick, in her zig-zag ramblings, sometimes “overhears” things.  I wouldn’t necessarily say she eavesdrops; that would be rude, which is so unlike her.  It’s just that she stays “tuned in” just in case some interesting little kernel should come … Continue reading

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Things You Need to Know

Not everyone will like you, Or even think you’re great. The world will not reward you For simply cleaning your plate. You won’t agree with all of them, So they won’t have your back. And when you sometimes fall for … Continue reading

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Multiple Hearts

“Come here!” the student shouted. “What is it?” his friend asked, a bit impatiently, as he was working on his own project in the Spirit Studies Lab that day. “Multiple hearts in this one!” “I’ve never noticed that before.  Let … Continue reading

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A Constant Dripping

Without my input, my husband’s statements would, regrettably, go unchallenged.  For example, as we were walking this lovely spring morning, he remarked, “Dogwoods always bloom at Easter.” “Well, that’s true only if your frame of reference is the entire season … Continue reading

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LOL

“LOL” I am hopelessly behind the times on a lot of lingo.  But this one I know:  “Laughing out loud.” I always wonder something, though.  Is the person who uses that shorthand actually laughing out loud, or is he/she simply smiling soundlessly on … Continue reading

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Coffee and Do Nots

Do not worry.  Do not fret.  Do not be anxious. Hey, I know all the flavors of do-nots.  I try to sample all of them every day with my morning coffee.  But sometimes I get distracted.  Sometimes I find myself … Continue reading

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A Hundred Splintery Posts

On July 1, 2010, the first post was set in place.  Today, December 1, 2011, the one-hundredth one is making its appearance.  Is there a fence?  No.  Are they in a straight line?  Again, no.  Will they have fencing attached?  … Continue reading

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The Big Dog Speaks

I don’t claim to know the thoughts of dogs.  However, I think I can tell what the one next door is thinking. He is not a permanent resident there.  From time to time, he resides temporarily in the chain-link-fenced area … Continue reading

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