Should We Look Back?

Should We Look Back?

This coming Sunday, I am heading back to the church I grew up in for Homecoming Sunday. They say it can be bad to look back, because we often don’t want to move forward the way we should. We can camp out in the good ol’ days and say things like: We did fine doing […]

End of an Era

End of an Era

It’s been a busy few weeks as I’ve been sorting through 16+ years of accumulated home school materials. I’m working on getting things together for a ‘retirement yard sale’. 🙂 Now, it actually has been four years since I finished home educating my two sons all the way through high school graduation, but I finally […]

I’m an Orphan

I’m an Orphan

Sounds strange, when I type those words, “I’m an orphan,” but it’s true, here on earth anyway. It was only two months ago that I wrote about the anniversary of my dad’s passing twenty years previous. Five days (and twenty years) after he left this world, Mom joined him and all of her other family […]

Memories For A New Year

Memories For A New Year

I don’t know if it’s just me, but coming home for Christmas tends to bring out my introspective side. The minute I walk through the door of my childhood home, the memories flood over me, wrapping me in warm blankets of familiarity and coaxing a settled smile to my lips. Home. A word. A place. […]