A Look Back

Father’s Day 2020

Happy Friday.  It’s Father’s Day weekend.  Although it has been 20 years (yes, twenty!!  It is hard to imagine) since I last saw my dad on this earth, I tend to get nostalgic – if not a bit emotional – on special weekends last these.  I am so grateful for the relationship that I enjoyed… Read More Father’s Day 2020


The Impact of Being Loved

Without a doubt, my grandparents loved me.  I never doubted it.  Actually, neither did anyone else (but that might be another post)!  What a gift – to be so unconditionally loved.  Because I was so confident in their love, it affected me.  Affected and impacted my life.  These are just a few of my thoughts… Read More The Impact of Being Loved


Thanksgiving Pasts

Friday’s Favorite Five….. and, this week, five of my favorite Thanksgiving memories – 1 – Road trips to Aunt Daisy and Uncle Rob’s house each year as a little girl. They lived in Charlotte, just like all of my mom’s family did, and each Thanksgiving we would pack up and head south. The cookin’ was… Read More Thanksgiving Pasts


The Boys

(Almost) Wordless Wednesday. I’m going with “almost” because I can never seem to share a picture without saying at least something! Ha. Anyway, this is a recent photo of my nephews…who not only are getting way too big but also recently moved to California. One of the cool things about moving is taking weekend trips… Read More The Boys


Married for Life

THANKFUL THURSDAY…thinking about my upcoming anniversary and about beautiful marriages, I always go back to my parents! When my dad passed away, my folks had been married thirty-six years. Like most of us, those years included many wonderful days but there was also more than their share of real trials and difficult days, deep disappointments,… Read More Married for Life


Water Dreams

I really enjoyed the day that we spent at National Harbor while Jordan was here! The weather was perfect…the boats were cool (and dream-worthy!) and the the company – well, perfect! Too funny – in this picture, I see the sign for Spirit Cruises which I totally never noticed before..even while we were there. I… Read More Water Dreams