Menu Home

The Visit

I was walking on a hill filled with wildflowers.  They were beautiful.  As far as my eyes could see there were flowers of every color. Pink, yellow, purple, it was a sea of colors.  The fragrance flowed through the air. I could hear the whispering of the wind.   I continued to walk breathing […]

Traditions and Toasts

Can you believe Christmas is just a week away? Do you find yourself asking questions like: Where did this year go? What will we be doing for Christmas? Did I buy enough gifts? What will we do for New Year Eve or day? Should I make a new year’s resolution?  What […]

Where's the leftovers?

It’s been three days!  Three!  Yet I don’t see any turkey and stuffing leftovers.  Where are they? Oh, yes, that’s correct.  Last year my son and I started a new tradition for Thanksgiving.  We decided that we would look for recipes from other places, cultures etc. Well what we have learned is that not everyone […]

Ella’s Big Catch

Ella’s off for a great day of fishing with her dad. She learns to sit patiently and quietly. It’s at the end of the day that she begins to understand that sometimes, when we sit quietly, we can hear the wind blowing, and sometimes so much more! Ella’s Big Catch […]

Life’s GPS

One of the hardest things for me is to feel confident that I have taken all the correct roads, all the best turns in my life. When I came to those busy intersections, did I take the right turn or the wrong turn? I can see it clearly in my […]

The Flight

I scooted down in my seat and felt the seatbelt tighten around my hips. I leaned my head against the headrest and closed my eyes. I could hear soft chatter all around me.  I’m sure there is a man sitting behind me and to the left.  His voice is deep.  I heard more […]

Vulnerable Much?

What does vulnerable mean to you? Weak?  Defenseless?  Helpless?  Exposed? For me it has always been a negative word.  As of today, I can tell you that I now view the word as a positive.  Yes, I will unlock the door, remove any barriers and let people in without worrying about being weak and defenseless. […]