The Postman

"You made Mrs. March feel like she could see again. You made Ford believe he was part of something. You give out hope like it was candy in your pocket."

Robert Heinlein

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."

Gilda Radner

“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity.”

Patrick Overton

"When you have come to the edge of all light that you know and are about to drop off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen: there will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught how to fly."

Homeschool Outside The Box

I wanted to give another example of “thinking outside the box” when homeschooling. As I mentioned in an earlier article, my son struggled with learning disabilities. They labeled him dyslexic, and he never quite got past that. Six years into public school he had not learned to print or sign his name. This had a tremendous impact on his self …

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Some Folks Age Gracefully

Some folks age gracefully. I am not one of those people. Tonight I took one look in the mirror and realized that the gray hairs I was seeing could no longer be confused with gentle highlights. Now some folks look great with gray sprinkled through their hair. I am not one of those people. I grabbed my keys, jumped in …

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Valuable Lesson Learned

Someone was watching out for us here in our little corner of the world today. Our home is at the top of a fairly long curved driveway, which is pretty steep. The driveway is paved and curls around the back, for easy access to our shop. I left my truck there right at the corner of the house, so that …

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A Challenging Day

This morning, shortly after Haley was dropped off at school, the teachers were outside tracking down all of the band kids to bring them together into one room. They had to tell these kids that the school had just been notified that their band leader, at 41 years old had died suddenly of a massive heart attack. The kids were …

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Grumpy at 3 1/2 Weeks Old

  Thanks For Being A Part Of My Life!  

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