Andrew, 40 Looks Good On You…

My dear Andrew William turned 40 today! It’s crazy to think he was only in his mid 20’s when we met. He was already so full of wisdom and deep thoughts, gifted in preaching….I was the lucky one to snatch him up! Now, 15 years later, I can truly say he has gotten better with

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Making Home- Dining Room

Many people say that the kitchen is the heart of the home and to some extent I agree, but if the kitchen is the heart, the dining room is the next most important heart valve. ha! The dining room is where we come to after a long day, where we come together as a family

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His Faithfulness.

…His faithfulness isn’t weighed by whether or not I’m feeling it, or seeing ‘it’, whatever ‘it’ is, in its full glory. His faithfulness, it just is. It always is and our eyes will see it when whatever situation comes to pass that we’ve been waiting for, when it comes into its full fruition. Oftentimes looking

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Christmas Tree Farm Mishap

Every year we love to go to a good tree farm that has a barn and hot cocoa and of course, trees to cut yourself. Makes for a good family photo, right? Well, The Ohio State Buckeyes won and it was time to get a tree because the following week was full so we needed

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Thanksgiving At Home- Westerville

We had quite an incredible Thanksgiving, at home, just our little family this year, 2018. No travel, not two dinners, one for his side and one for mine, just one dinner in our dining room with candles lit and sweet memories made. For someone (me!) who has had serious nightmares about having to one day

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Happy 9th birthday, Zekey

A slew of emotions, always, every year. It’s part of the new life we live after great loss. Every year, there’s a part of me that expects it to be a little easier, every year I ache the same, I long the same, I remember there is cause for celebration, just as if he were

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