remember the “green lights”

I began dating my husband when I was 17 years old.  We worked together at a movie rental place inside of a grocery store for about a year before he asked me out on our first date. My parents had recently separated and I was a little bit jaded about the whole idea of  marriage, […]

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crayons and markers

  like crayons and markers  I watched as she drew  outlined and shadowed  but before she was through-  she’d say look this way-  and with special care  she’d dab a little here  and she’d dab a little there-  transforming me into  a queen for a day  how I loved it when Grandmother  came to play!  […]

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a home-cooked meal

Cooking is something I have never really enjoyed, but eating– that’s a whole different ball game! I love food! And I have gotten much better at meal planning and cooking lately.  But these summer days seem to be even busier for me than the school year. After running around all day, my youngest daughter asked […]

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