Made New

Made New

Recently, my family has spent a good bit of time at doctors’ offices. I’m not talking about having the flu or strep throat. My dad has been given news that an aneurysm in his ascending aortic valve has got to be dealt with. Keep in mind, my dad has known about this...
Stay or Go

Stay or Go

Have you ever taken a trip with children that required more than ten to twelve hours in the car? If you have, you probably decided to break the driving time up to a two day journey. Maybe, we’ll go half way and then get up the next morning and head to the destination....
A Prepared Table

A Prepared Table

When I was growing up, I loved Saturday mornings. A lot of the time, I would wake up to the smell of bacon cooking on the stove and biscuits in the oven. My dad loves to make breakfast. He still does. He’s very good at it too! He likes to have fruit, jams and all the...
A Pleasing Aroma

A Pleasing Aroma

Have you ever been in your yard and smelled something delicious? Instinctively you know that someone nearby is grilling out. Whether it be steaks, chicken, burgers etc., the wonderful smell just floats over to where you are. The next thing you know, you’re ready to...
Priceless

Priceless

Guys like to talk about cars. They, as children, will ride down the road and point out every “cool” car or truck. You’ll hear things from the backseat like, “Look, a Ferrari!” or, “Man, look at the wheels on that truck!” As adults, they still do it. They go to car...
A Seasonal View

A Seasonal View

My husband and I love hiking. We try to do it as often as we can. We were in the woods recently and he commented on how much he loves hiking in the winter when the leaves are off the trees. It is pretty cool. You can see the mountains all around and it seems like...