What’s your story?

What’s your story?

One of those silly FB quizzes pitches, “What’s Your Scandinavian Name? Take this quiz…” blah, blah. Well, I already know...

Keeping up with Mom

Keeping up with Mom

My mom, now 89, is a work of art. Read along as I share some of her paintings and drawings....

Spilling

Spilling

Last fall Craig and I took advantage of an end-of-summer sale and bought two kayaks. We finally took them out...

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...

Words, words, words.

Words, words, words.

So, what is with this word-of-the-year thing? People are chatting all over Facebook about their word of the year. Here...