Back to the Basics in Homeschooling

I am in my 15th year of homeschooling our children. It’s been an adventure for sure! I have tons of good memories of just starting out, watching our kids eagerly wanting to learn how to read, how to write, how to… Our youngest child and only homeschool student, is a freshmen in high school this year and we have … Read more

How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?

Who can forget their first broken heart? I certainly remember mine. I thought I would die, it hurt so badly. How Can You Mend A Broken Heart? Remember that song by the Bee Gees? Here are my broken heart highlights (lowlights?). I was 13 years old when my very first boyfriend broke up with me. … Read more

Remembering Hurricane Katrina

I was going through some old notebooks and found something I had written about Hurricane Katrina. I entitled it The Hurricanes of Life. I was affected in a very small way by Hurricane Katrina, but it had a huge impact on my life. I am remembering Hurricane Katrina, which hit land on August 29, 2005. … Read more

Tis the Season to Plant Bulbs

The weather changed today. It is serving to remind me that summer will soon be over and fall is just around the corner. The seasons keep changing and time stands still for no one. I have found myself wordless the past few weeks. Not too very long ago I was a fount of blog posts … Read more

About Me

I am a creative, a writer. I write about the many joys, trials of life and all that lies in between. I am a wife of 40 years, so I know how difficult marriage can be. I am the mother to three wonderful, imperfect adult kids. They are my heart. I love inspiring and encouraging … Read more

College Basketball and the Fans

I watched the rival game between the University of Louisville and the Kentucky Wildcats yesterday. Actually, I didn’t. I couldn’t. I watched the first 45 seconds, in which 4 technical fouls were called, and a player that needed to be ejected from the game, took a trip, instead, to the free throw line. That is … Read more

Wisdom Is Key

Proverbs 4:7–Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom; and with all thy getting get understanding. King James Version. Turning 50 was a hard one. It felt like I should be wiser than I was, and have more knowledge. Wisdom is key. Not necessarily, being more intelligent. With age comes wisdom, they tell me. Am … Read more