Category Archives: Faith & Family

Put The Lime in the Coconut

This past weekend it was my BIL’s birthday.  He has been fighting cancer, but has reached the stage in his journey of being on hospice care.  It has been his goal to make it to his birthday. He’s no longer … Continue reading

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Our Baby, The Adventurer

We have five girls.  The oldest three are fully grown and living on their own.  The youngest two, our twins, are in college which means that they are home during the summer and on breaks leaving us with a nearly empty … Continue reading

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The Journey

Some say that life is a journey. A journey from birth to death. Some people’s journeys are very short and others are very long.  For most of us, the journey will be somewhere in-between. For most of us, life’s journey is … Continue reading

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Happy 30th Birthday To Our Oldest Baby (Gulp)

In a few days, our oldest daughter, Leah, will celebrate her 30th birthday (or the 5th anniversary of her 25th birthday, as she likes to say). It is hard to believe that I have been a parent for 30 years.  30 … Continue reading

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Up North: Where Winter is Welcome

When my sister and her husband moved Up North years ago, I told her that I would only come to visit her in the non-Winter months.  To me, that means May to September because snow can fall at any time in any … Continue reading

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Twentysomethings

This was an eventful year for us. Our middle child graduated from college and moved away from home. Three down, two to go. We decided to downsize and put our house on the market.  That’s a work in progress. In … Continue reading

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Is It A Doll Or Is It A . . . ?

Between my sister and me, we have somehow ended up with some of the personal belongings of our deceased relatives.  Some are very old things.  Some are run-of-the-mill things, but other things are . . . well . . . a little … Continue reading

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