Juliette’s Prom, Hope and a Future

Prom 2015 Collage

Juliette is my beautiful teenage daughter. Sweet and classy and with a big heart for all God’s creatures great and small. She had her junior prom last week. I’m so proud of the young woman she is becoming. She’s gearing up for an exciting trip to Europe this summer. When she returns she’ll be getting […]

What To Do When You’ve Wasted Precious Time

Refinishing Window Buntings on Historic Home

Long after I’m gone, this old house on 20th Street will still be standing. We moved here right after I got pregnant with my son Sullivan who is nine now. Dear Lord, where does the time go? When we first moved in everything had a fresh coat of paint and the hardwood floors were pristine. […]

Look How Beautiful Losing Can Be | Track and Field Ribbons

Fifth Place

In 1978, a young Australian swimming star named Lisa Forrest rocketed to an amazing lead in the 200 meter backstroke at the Commonwealth Games in Edmonton. At 14-years-of age, she might have come in first if she’d done what she said her coach told her to do. But, in her own words, she thought she […]