Faith, Family Split this Dish November 8, 2016

    Last night we went out for dinner to Bonefish Grill. I understand we are to patronize local restaurants but I do have a fond affection for this particular chain. It simply grew last night. You can always expect the white table cloth, a heavy strong silverware, deliciously prepared entrees and good service. Of...

3 Ways to Celebrate All Saints-All Souls Day November 1, 2016 in Faith, Family, Traditions, Uncategorized

Today dear readers, I’m going to give it to you straight. We really have no idea how much our loved ones need our prayers. I’m afraid that our culture is moving away from the need of masses, prayers and sacrifices. We are caught up...

My Top 5 Memories of the Summer of 2016 September 6, 2016 in Dogs, Faith, Family

One question I do not want to ask is “Where did the summer go?” I realized that when I was working and did not plan anything special. Summer would fly by and before you know it you would run right into Fall without feeling...

Mother’s Day Reflection April 27, 2016 in Faith, Family

     A couple people have come up to me and asked me how I cope during Mother’s Day knowing what happened two years ago. I wanted to share this reflection.      I keep myself open to the messages from up above which...

The Family October 27, 2015 in Faith, Family, Uncategorized

  EPISODE 6. The Family. Guest Katie Sieben. Click Here:   The family is really the core of society and human existence. When the family goes so does society. There are a few things that can contribute to a closer more united family. 1....

It’s Only A Shirt September 10, 2015 in Entertain, Faith, Uncategorized

     It was only a dinner yet the night was just beginning.       Recently, there was an announcement in our church bulletin that Father Joe was hosting a wine pairing dinner at the Phoenix restaurant for a set price. It would...

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...

Just A Summer Job? August 16, 2015 in Faith, Family, Uncategorized

Why did Natalie care so much about this little summer job? I now know why…Natalie’s life is her message to the world. Make every second, every opportunity count.      There is No Such Thing As Just A Summer Job      Of course...

Rock On Rock City August 5, 2015 in Faith, Family, Uncategorized

Our society loves rocks. I can see why. Rock n Roll. Rock salt. Rock candy. The Paper, Scissors Rock game. Rock stars. Rockettes. Rocky movies. Sports fans cheer “We Will Rock You”. Chevy tells us their pick-up truck is “Like A Rock”. And then...