A Father’s Wisdom

Happy Father’s Day to all the Daddys, Fathers, Dads, Papas, Grand Daddys, PawPaws, all the men who are engaged in the raising and loving of their children! I have spent a great deal of time lately thinking about my father and the lessons he taught (and continues to teach) me. Let me tell you a… Read More


21 Things I Hope My Daughter Heard Me Say

My daughter is graduating from college today. Like I have heard so many others say, I can’t believe this is happening. Where did all the time go? I am bursting with pride, joy, and that bittersweet longing for days gone by. As I consider her life that is just beginning with such sweet promise, I… Read More


The Other Side of Mother’s Day

  Mother’s Day is tomorrow. My calendar reminder just popped-up to be sure I wouldn’t forget. I have known that I wanted to write about this day, but I have struggled with this blog, and I have started and stopped for what feels like a zillion times. This seems like it should be an easy… Read More


It’s Complicated

My daughter is graduating from college next month. Yikes! I remember the day this “little girl” came into the world. She arrived with great fanfare during a blizzard and her Doctor had to take a snowmobile to get to the hospital. She has filled up my life and has been my greatest joy ever since… Read More