*Today's humorous post about that terrible tendency to whine comes from one of our regular and beloved guest writers, Debra Dickey-Liang. Thanks for the post, Debra, and for reminding me to appreciate the finer things in life (all the blessings) rather than critique the things that bother me.* Did a double-take, didn’t you? Yes, I’ve... Continue Reading →
*Special thanks to Debra Dickey-Liang for serving as today's guest contributor!*My Mom and Dad were always two of the hardest working people that I have ever known, and they taught their children those same work ethics. They also taught us honesty, integrity, strength of character, and what it means to be part of a family.... Continue Reading →
On our first day of vacation at Gulf Shores, we decided to hit the beach, take pictures, and cool off. James is always more adventurous than I am, and he jumped into the water and started swimming out into the ocean past the breakers right away. I timidly stood at the shore and slowly moved... Continue Reading →
It’s about time!
For the first time in four years, I'm going on vacation. Four years is considerably too long for a person to go without taking a real break from real life for a really long time (well, at least for a week). But life happens--at least, my life happened to me, and I found myself pinching... Continue Reading →
Where your hands are
"Be where your hands are." Sure, that's easy to do when you're in one of those life-couldn't-get-any-better-than-this moments. Or when you're just doing something you enjoy, like hiking, canoeing, fishing, reading, or taking a nap. Or when spending time with people you really like. Or when you're about to vomit and can't think of anything... Continue Reading →