Dogs, Entertain, Faith, Family, Uncategorized Drop the Scorecard January 10, 2017

Welcome to January, one of the longest and certainly the coldest month of the year. During these long days of January chores can become burdens. How often are we adding “scorecards” to our marriages, work relationships, and friendships? In our home, we all like to walk the dogs on the beautiful sunny days, but when...

One is Silver and the Other Gold August 31, 2015 in Faith, Family, Traditions, Uncategorized

      We are all familiar with the childhood song “Make new friends but keep the old, one is silver and the other gold.”  I found myself singing it a few times over this past weekend. You see as much as I enjoy...

The Comfort Zone August 25, 2015 in Chautauqua Institute, Faith, Uncategorized

         Maybe the timing of this blog is off. But the message isn’t. It’s the end of the summer. School is approaching. Money is tight. Stress is in the air. Schedules need to be made. The last thing you are thinking...

One Gorge-Ous Day July 28, 2015 in Family, Traditions

      Maybe it’s this incredible appreciation we have now of being able to breath, walk, live, and love. Or perhaps it’s life itself and having each other. Maybe? No, it is just that. We are not the same and the message is...

One Year May 9, 2015 in Faith

  It still doesn’t seem possible. It seems unreal. There is no possible way this could have happened. I still don’t want to believe it. Natalie. Our beloved Natalie. We just celebrated your wedding engagement. Yet, everything changed with one phone call. One unbelievable...

Dear Natalie October 10, 2014 in Faith, Family

Sisters are a blessing.    A Letter to My Sister: My dear, loving, beautiful Natalie, Happy Birthday. 10/10 will always be reserved as your day, a perfect 10 as a sister and the most perfect 10 of a person. It seems like just yesterday...