Chipped Plates

This is one of those blessings that you have to go all around the circle and as you're coming back around, you realize that you can be thankful for it. I registered for Wedgwood, Queen's Shape everyday dishes when we got engaged.  I received about 12 place settings.  We don't use them every single day, … Continue reading Chipped Plates

Letting Things Go…is hard

Oh, how quickly things accumulate in our lives.  There comes a time when it's just time to let things go.  I am extremely sentimental.  Things bring back warm, happy feelings of good times and good people.  That's why I save things.  I can look through my matchbook collection and relive years and years of vacations, … Continue reading Letting Things Go…is hard

Another Boomer story…

We have a coon dog, Boomer.  I've written about this wily dog before.  He was the dog Will picked out at the animal shelter when he just HAD to have a dog.  We love him, most of us anyway, but he is a problem child.  Very strong willed and sneaky.  He actually smiles, curling up … Continue reading Another Boomer story…

Chipped Plates

This is one of those blessings that you have to go all around the circle and as you're coming back around, you realize that you can be thankful for it. I registered for Wedgwood, Queen's Shape everyday dishes when we got engaged.  I received about 12 place settings.  We don't use them every single day, … Continue reading Chipped Plates

Differences in Marriage

My husband and I are very much alike in our beliefs and our values.    We agree politically (though he's a bit more verbal and opinionated).    We agree spiritually.    We agree on how to rear our children. In our personalities, though, we are completely different.    He is outgoing with nary a shy … Continue reading Differences in Marriage

High School

I went to open house at the high school last night.  I had such a nostalgic feeling as I walked through the halls and smelled the science lab and the gym.  Do you remember the smell of the gym?  That floor wax smell?  It hasn't changed a bit. There are all kinds of new gadgets … Continue reading High School

Hannah’s Horse Paintings

I was cleaning my daughter's room yesterday and found these paintings. She was working on them last week. I know because I saw her washing out brushes in the kitchen. But, she never showed me the paintings. To my quiet, reserved, humble middle child... I will find your talents and show them to the world!