The first half of the year-Part 1

The first half of the year-Part 1

So, remember how I said that I had been writing but not publishing? That the beginning of the year had gotten away from me a bit? Well, this morning I plugged in my jumper drive and lo behold there were my posts from earlier this year that never made it online. The...
Antipasti for every occasion

Antipasti for every occasion

Hi, Everyone! To say I’m pleased to meet you all would be an understatement I consider it a true honor! I’m Kelly Morris Dreher, and while I’ve been a development consultant for Life, Simpler for over a year now, this is my first official article, and I couldn’t be...
The significance of song

The significance of song

Sometime I think we forget to recognize the importance of everyday things in our lives. The smiles we share; kisses we give; the listening we do. The songs we sing. A couple of nights ago we were listening to the News from Lake Wobegon by Garrison Keillor, something...
Beginning, Simpler

Beginning, Simpler

This is Hestia. Goddess of the hearth, home, family, and the state. She is the soul of the home and the fire that never extinguishes.         This is Demeter. Goddess of the harvest, agriculture, and fertility. She oversees sacred law and the cycle of seasonal life...
Life, Complicated

Life, Complicated

Wow! It has been like…8 months?!?!? That can’t be right…I have been writing… Alas, I have not been posting. Life got in the way.   That is a terrible excuse, I know, but it’s the truth. Originally my excuse was the holidays. First...