Welcome, 2022! Here are 10 things I learned in 2021.

In no particular order -1. I really enjoyed spending time with my family, especially my siblings, parents, and cousins.  I missed them more than I thought I did.  I need to see them more often. 2. Our church family is a source of strength, comfort, and stability that we are so incredibly blessed to have.  … Continue reading Welcome, 2022! Here are 10 things I learned in 2021.

2021 was, in fact, a great year!

At the beginning of the year, I had shared a link to the Who's song 1921 from Tommy to capture my optimism for this year. I've got a feeling '21 is going to be a good year. Especially if you and me see it in together I've got a feeling '21 is going to be … Continue reading 2021 was, in fact, a great year!

2020 Year End Review

I wouldn't be a blogger if I didn't have an obligatory End of 2020 post. Someday, I'll look back at this and think "What a crazy time that was!" Not going to do a play-by-play, but there are a few moments and epiphanies that I had this year that I want to capture for myself. … Continue reading 2020 Year End Review

There’s still time to stop the 1984 response to COVID-19 before it’s too late.

  This is going to be a long one.  Maybe I should write more regularly instead of trying to do a total brain dump all at once. How does one measure the value of life? It seems to undergird much of the debate, fear, and frustration these days. Can you put a price on someone's … Continue reading There’s still time to stop the 1984 response to COVID-19 before it’s too late.

My kind of vacation

For the second year in row, our dear friends from Texas (AJ, Laura,and #8) drove all the way to our home in South Carolina to spend a few days of their vacation with us and to celebrate our Independence Day together, blowing stuff up and eating lots of yummy food.  We laughed, shared memories and just … Continue reading My kind of vacation