Category Archives: Family

Unraveling to Start Again

I crochet a blanket for each of my children while they are in high school as a graduation present, something they can take to college to be wrapped up in mom's love. Knowing I have four years to finish, I've taken my time working on my last one. Now our daughter is only a few…
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Where Has the Time Gone?

Twenty-eight years ago today I married my current husband, my only husband, and the best partner in life I could ever have dreamed of. We married "late" in life (at the time it wasn't as popular as it is now to wait) at the ripe old ages of 28 and 32. I have now been…
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Once Upon a Time – Valentine’s

Once upon a time . . . When we were kids all great stories started this way. I have a great story to tell, so here it goes. Once upon a time, a long time ago, there was a young lady who didn't feel so young anymore. At the ripe old age of 27 she felt…
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Scouts: A Dying Breed?

Both our sons were in the Cub Scouts and then Boy Scouts.  They did community service, learned basic survival skills, and generally had a good time with earning badges and camping out regularly. Each of them persevered and achieved the highest rank in Boy Scouts by earning their Eagle Award.  In general, the public is…
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