What a curve ball!
August 25, my sweet, hardworking husband ran off a roof. Well, hornets motivated him to run and he ran out of roof before he was ready! About 50 stings, two crushed ankles and lots of surgeries and hardship and this journey is just beginning. On... Read more
Mama - tribute to a great lady
Sweet Mama Sweet Sweet Mama.
Of all your five kids, I am the only one that still calls you Mama. All of my life, you are my Mama.
Mama played the violin as a child. She rarely spoke of it as an adult. I have a picture of her when she wa... Read more
Music Money and Moods
Have you ever noticed how music and money affect our moods? A great song from high school brings back a memory. A happy song lifts us up and we hum it all day. An old favorite hymn heightens our spiritual awareness. Payday is a happy day, whil... Read more
A Woman's Influence -- My Ah-Ha Moment
It came unexpectedly, when my son was home from Korea for a month - My ah-ha moment. Suddenly I realized without a single doubt, that my influence as a wife, mother, grandmother will live on in the lives of generations to come..... That my i... Read more
Are you still building castles in the sand? Am I? While we are building up our fancy, cute, perfectionism little castles of life, God is waiting for us to see the individual grains of sand we are building it with. He is waiting for us to rea... Read more
New Year, New ME!
I would love to say that I am half way to my weight goal I set last April, but I am not. What I can say is that the change in my attitude toward food, and the change in the way I view myself has been undeniable!! My energy level is UP. My moo... Read more
4th of July weekend
I am a child of a military man, the wife of a military man, and the mother of a military man.... I am the most patriotic female on this planet that has served in three different capacities through my life. Trust me, I serve! I do not support ... Read more
Ice in the glass
I have this wonderful drinking glass that has a double wall with liquid in the insulated piece. When you freeze it, put ice in it and pour cold water from the refrigerated pitcher into it, your water stays COLD. The problem is, I enjoy it so m... Read more
A very sweet little boy crawled up the bed and nestled himself down on top of the covers with his blanket and froggy and went to sleep between my husband (Papa) and me (Nanny). Sound, peaceful sleep. It was the first night in four weeks that h... Read more
Inspiration to me.
Aristotle once said, "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit." King Solomon wrote "A person without self-control is like a city with broken-down walls." If both of these men are correct, then it would take s... Read more