apartment

When my husband and I were first married, like many newlyweds, we lived in a small apartment.  When the weather was beautiful, all the apartments in our complex kept their windows open to enjoy the refreshing night air.  Although open windows provided great ventilation, it also meant that there were no secrets in our neighborhood.…

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A little over 28 years ago, my husband and I stood before God and everyone and exchanged vows.  It was unbiblically hot on that Arizona May afternoon. If sweating was an Olympic event, I would have earned the gold, silver, and bronze medals! Hours a week before the wedding were spent in a recording studio…

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mistakes

For some reason, in my insecurities as a parent when my kids were little, I felt a need to create wise-sounding sound bites to share with my offspring.  I am pretty certain at times, I sounded more like Yoda than a southern woman should, but I was doing the best I could at the time. …

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Children

It has been warm in our neck of the woods. In an attempt to allow some cooler air into the house without spending a zillion dollars for more air conditioning, we have been leaving our front and back doors open for about an hour a day. As we were getting ready for bed the other…

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Another

When COVID hit and the quarantine began, I thought our son, Josiah, could not be more pleased.  Not about people getting sick from the virus, nor the tragic loss of life, of course. I thought he would be thrilled by the decrease in homework, an increase in free time for videogames, and limitations on social…

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