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A Smart Cookie!

Our oldest child graduated from high school this year, and at his open house celebration we had custom cookies from Parker’s Crazy Cookies. What a fabulous experience working with this company was, I highly recommend it!! Right from the start and at every step along the way, these people were creative, amiable, generous, and fun! They received a photo […]

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Necessity Is One Mother of an Inventor

  I think we’re all pretty familiar with this phrase, even if we didn’t know to attribute it to Plato: I also appreciate the offshoots–most notably by Schoolhouse Rock and the creator of Calvin and Hobbes.     But honestly, this has been my own experience–may it help you find your strength and wisdom when needed, […]

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Bed and Breakfast

This yearling is the smartest deer in our resident herd outside our window. Not only does this spread-out alfalfa bale provide food, the heat it continues to generate has melted the snow from underneath by over a foot.  This little doe happily munched and dozed until the others found her out. The teenagers in my […]

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Real Love

Wisdom from Ann Voskamp over at A Holy Experience:  “Let everyone do their talking about 50 shades of grey, but don’t let anyone talk you out of it: commitment is pretty much black and white. Because the truth is, real love will always make you suffer. Simply commit: Who am I willing to suffer for?” Don’t let […]

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Be the Best You

“Be the best caterpillar you can be until you are called upon to be something different.”   —Rev. Dr. Bob Luckin November 2013 Daily Guides, Science of Mind

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