September Editorial and Table of Contents

By Sandra Clark

My daughter recently lamented that our cats were lazy and big, nothing like their former kitten selves, and maybe, just maybe, we should get a new pair of kittens. I chuckled. All kittens grow into big, lazy cats given enough food, water, and time. It’s not a thing of beauty or wonder when I put it …

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This was not in the brochure

By Dalene Rowley

The other day I was wandering the aisles of Costco somewhat aimlessly when all of a sudden I was stopped in my tracks. I looked before me and saw something I’d seen a dozen times, but never quite in the same way. Instead of just seeing the moment simply for what it was, I saw it in the context of my entire life–past, present and future. And it hit me like a ton of bricks.

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