Author Archives: Headmistress

Fungus and Creation

“In art, either as creators or participators, we are helped to remember some of the glorious things we have forgotten, and some of the terrible things we are asked to endure, we who are children of God by adoption and grace.” Madeleine L’Engle, Walking on Water “Creativity means making something for the soul out of […]

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Dawn at the Beach

This was over Christmas break.  It was actually chilly enough to me at 6 a.m. that I wrapped up in a beach towel, but I think I have acclimated a bit.  It was probably only 27 C, or around 80 F.

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Responses

The spiral of a seashell

Seashells are exoskeletons. The soft mollusk that lives inside oozes out a secret mixture of calcium carbonate, proteins, and mystery to create the shell. Scientists still do not know how the mollusks create the pigments to colour their shells. They are dedicated home improvers, constantly expanding their living space as they grow. “They are among […]

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

K-Drama I’m Watching

K-Drama Just Between Lovers. Don’t know if I could have watched it 3 yrs ago, but it’s my current obsession. It’s heartbreakingly stunning and perfect- all of it, the pain, the music, the actors, the PTSD. I’m afraid. But I can’t give it up. The back story is a mall collapse that happened ten years […]

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Response

Church Potluck for End of the Year

Our church here only has one potluck a year because most families could not afford to do more.   Dishes included pancit,chop suey, kinilaw (a raw fish salad that is incredibly delicious), spaghetti Philippine style (very, very sweet sauce), fish, cake, lumpia, chicken and pork bbq on skewers, several other things I can’t recall, and […]

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment


  • The Common Room on Facebook

  • Amazon: Buy our Kindle Books

  • Search Amazon


    Try Audible and Get Two Free Audiobooks

  • Brainy Fridays Recommends: