My Home….Again

My Home….Again

“If I ever go looking for my heart’s desire again, I won’t look any further than my own back yard. Because if it isn’t there, I never really lost it to begin with.” ― L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz When I first moved to this town from...
A Little SS on my SS

A Little SS on my SS

“If everything seems under control, you’re not going fast enough.” ― Mario Andretti Story of my life. Completely out of control. With the work on the house, a recently-completed (and wildly successful) music program at school, the prospect of moving...
18 Road…with the Works

18 Road…with the Works

“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” ― Mark Twain I would add to that: good food, good scenery, and good fun. Here in the Grand Valley we are blessed to have all of the above. Matt and I closed on our house this week, so we...
Catching Up with a Good Friend

Catching Up with a Good Friend

“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.” ― C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves It would take me too long to recount how I know Kelly and why I like her. Let it...
Staycation at Its Finest

Staycation at Its Finest

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence. -Denis Waitley First, I can’t believe it’s been almost 3 years since I started this little blog. Obviously the last 2 years have...