Monthly Archives: June 2014

Plays well with others….

I was that kid who always got plays well with others checked on my report card. I was the non-confrontational one. I was the peacemaker. I was the rule follower. I tried to treat others that way I wanted to … Continue reading

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My Papa…

I didn’t have a Daddy so God gave me Papa. I never knew my real father because my parents were divorced when I was a baby, so Papa became the man in my life from my earliest memories. He was … Continue reading

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We’re going back…

We’re going back. It’s time. It will have been 35 years since we last set foot on that little corner of the world. When Steve and I were first married, he had just joined the Air Force and we lived … Continue reading

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where history held its breath….

Yesterday was D-Day.  It was the 70th Anniversary of the Allied Invasion of Normandy. I went to my second class on that subject taught by a career Army Colonel  and military historian. I couldn’t take notes fast enough. I desperately … Continue reading

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a blip on the radar screen…

I saved a baby turtle today on my walk/run/walk. It literally made my day to help this little fellow. I make it a point to try and notice all of my surroundings on these daily excursions of mine. This wee … Continue reading

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No buts!

A mother’s wisdom pops up when you least expect it. I guess some of those seeds planted long ago have an extended germination period. I think they must bloom when we are best ready to hear them. When I was … Continue reading

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