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The Runner’s Lesson

Most mornings, as the sun starts to rise, I head out the door for some brisk walking.  Lately a high school track team has been coming around while I’m walking.  I have to be honest, I like to close my eyes as they approach and pretend they are horses coming through as their feet “thud-thud-thud”…

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No Room and No Extra Time

When I was young, everyone on our street knew everyone.  It wasn’t necessarily that everyone was each other’s buddy, but if there was ever a problem, people cared and showed it. Today, in many neighborhoods across America things are different.  With the invention of items like garage door openers, people pull in, push a button,…

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Our Christmas Miracle

Over the last few days, as I was praying about writing today, I knew I had to share something very personal because is so fresh and so powerful.  Also I am certain that we are not alone in what we walk through.  No doubt, many of you are walking through very similar situations. As we…

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They Did It!

The countless hours, the years of early morning studying before the sun even came up, the endless study sessions with her two friends, and our beautiful, tenderhearted, gentle, orphan-loving girl Savannah has done it!!  She’s been officially “pinned” and graduates with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing!!  We couldn’t be more proud.  Every time I…

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Over Here at Our Home

You guys made me giggle!!  Thank you for all your guesses!!  I loved reading what some of you do without and have done without or would do without! Maria, you are too funny!  As I was reading your comment, I didn’t realize it was you and thought, “Wow! Who is this lady? She’s like living…

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Which Appliance?

It’s Monday and who couldn’t use a little lighthearted fun?  I mean, it’s two weeks till Christmas!  So here you go…. For the last (almost) four months we have done without one specific major appliance.  It was kinda’ accidental how it happened but I actually really like not having “it”.  The appliance we have done…