Author Archives: Diane Anderson (newtreemom)

Christmas Book Joy

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Haiku Praise

A gaggle of geese Gather near pond, honk and flap In the evening glow Starry, starry night Stand still, inspired, softly say O my soul, praise God

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Daily Thanks

With many other writers, I’ve been focusing on gratitude this month. Today I wrote of a brief exchange that brightens each morning. As I stand at my assigned spot greeting and directing arriving students each morning as parents drop them … Continue reading

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VOTE

Our votes together  Count for our nation’s future- Be thankful and VOTE! What a privilege,  This right of citizenship- Be thankful and VOTE!

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Fatman’s

Years ago (we won’t talk about how many years) we lived in Augusta, Georgia. It was my husband’s hometown, but we were living there courtesy of Uncle Sam. My husband was an Army chaplain stationed at Ft. Gordon. Since he … Continue reading

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Loving Autumn

As I drive to school in the early morning, the earth is tucked beneath a fuzzy pinkish blanket. Above the pink, the sky is a dusty blue in the transition from night to day. The night’s full moon lingers, round … Continue reading

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Sorting Day

Today was sorting day. No, I wasn’t at Hogwarts and no sorting hat was involved… though maybe a hat would have made it more festive. (Doubt it!) No, it was the day the plastic containers and lids were finally so … Continue reading

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A Small Bright Spot

These days, we all look for the small, good things to keep us going. This slice is about one from my day. Today I went for my annual eye exam. As usual, since I’ve reached a certain age, my eyes … Continue reading

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Beauty and Sorrow

Yesterday once again an anniversary of 911 arrived on the calendar. I thought about it in the morning, remembering the bewilderment and sense of disbelief I felt on that long ago morning. How at school colleagues and I would go … Continue reading

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Sunset at the Lake

Setting sun Beyond the lake Beyond the trees White hot sphere Sends a shining path Across the water Illuminates the flag Waving proudly On the other side A golden halo Spreads an orange glow Into the sky above Beyond the … Continue reading

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