What says summer more than a juicy, Georgia peach? Ok, maybe an ice cold slice of watermelon. But for me, especially this year, it’s a Georgia peach. So Many Peaches I felt like I was in a scene of the movie “Forest Gump” last weekend. I had purchased a twenty-five pound box of fresh, Georgia … More Things Are Super Peachy As Summer Begins
My Dad My dad is a kind man, one of the kindest I know. I can’t remember the last time I heard him raise his voice. It may have been that time in the sixth grade when I slammed the door and broke the window when he wouldn’t let me have my own way. My … More Three Things I Love About My Dad
I could feel my anxiety increasing as the talking head droned on and on. Blah, blah, blah. I rolled my eyes and thought to myself, “enough already”. But, there was no escaping. My husband finally reached over and changed the radio station to something more pleasant. He either sensed my growing anxiety or had tired … More Why I Can Choose Joy No Matter The Circumstance
Do you crave a simpler life? We got a taste of that when we were in the Amish country of Pennsylvania and the mountains of North Carolina. You don’t have to move or join a different group to enjoy a simpler life. There are changes you can make right where you are. … More How To Live A Simple Life Without Becoming Amish
The Battle of Gettysburg was a decisive and bloody battle in the Civil War, a war fought to preserve the Union. Considering what we see on the news, I wonder, was the union truly preserved?
… More Reflections On Gettysburg: Did They Die In Vain?
Now that our nest is truly empty, it’s time to start doing those things we said we should do “one day”. … More It’s Time To Do The Things We Should Do One Day
Even though my mom and I are quite different, I love her and appreciate the life lessons she has taught me. … More Five Important Lessons I Learned From My Mom