Never Forget

Never Forget

Where were you September 11, 2001? I was standing with my first graders, our principal handed us a paper, the United States has been attacked. Shock. Fear. Protectiveness. Gather the children and pretend everything was OK…but we didn’t know. Life as we knew it changed...
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL….. It is always so fun to see the first day of school pictures. See how much the kids have grown, share the excitement of new classes, new clothes, and sometimes ‘tears’. As most of you know I am a retired teacher and every first day of school was...
So…Sew…Sow

So…Sew…Sow

So…Sew…SOW So…long time no blog. Life has been busy. SEW…Ali’s 4-H project. SOW…most important, sowing seeds of love in our garden. A surprise 40th birthday for Lori. Mandy impromptu visit. Everyday life. Celebrating 46 years. SO…what’s the point you might ask....
The Red Aunt

The Red Aunt

My Aunt Virginia was born in 1929, had red hair and was like a second mom to us kids. Red hair…my brothers called her the red aunt, 1929…she convinced us she was always 29!! She and Uncle Joe adopted when we were a bit older – so first she spoiled us and then we...
BAKING MEMORIES

BAKING MEMORIES

Rhubarb pie Happy birthday, Alvin Nostalgic How does this all go together? We made a Grandma Werner rhubarb pie for Bill’s brother’s birthday today. I could not guess how many pies Grandma made in her lifetime. There was always pie when someone came to visit. You...
Strolling

Strolling

Now I stroll at leisure with God in the sunlit fields of life. Psalm 56:12 Stroll is a word you don’t hear much. The dictionary defines stroll as a walk in a leisurely way, wander, and meander. When was the last time you took a stroll? I remember summer evenings my...