Posts by Janet Holm McHenry

Favorite sandwich

Favorite sandwich

My husband and I used to have a running debate about which is the best sub sandwich place. He likes...

Under construction

Under construction

For the last year we have taken on what seems to be an endless list of repair and construction projects...

Have you traveled Route 66?

Have you traveled Route 66?

On our trip to the national parks of the Southwest, we ventured off the freeway a few times to get...

Memory day

Memory day

I’ll never forget when my son gave me this flag. At that moment the weight of what was happening fell...

Looking up

Looking up

Have you thought about prayer–how it implies at least an inkling of faith? I am reminded of this each year...

Prayer tunneling

Prayer tunneling

For much of his life my husband, Craig, has wanted to visit the Southwest–particularly Monument Valley, where the John Wayne...

Pumpkin bread recipe

Pumpkin bread recipe

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To letter or not to letter…

To letter or not to letter…

Any day now I will find a rant against Christmas letters on social media–but I like them! In fact, I...

Tunnel vision . . . in waiting times

Tunnel vision . . . in waiting times

I clearly remember the faculty meeting when the impact of my layoff letter hit me full force. My principal was...

An argument for snail mail

An argument for snail mail

I love getting snail mail notes and cards. Yes, a text or message is lovely, but there’s just something lasting...