Faith, Life

Paying Tribute

My husband and I recently escaped the day-to-day to enjoy a weekend get-away in honor of our 30th Anniversary. Though you can’t travel a great distance for a single weekend, living west of the Mississippi means there is always a worthy destination within a few hours’ drive. We headed due south to the Black Hills… Continue reading Paying Tribute

Faith, Life

Alterations

I'm a seamstress— have been nearly as far back as I can recall. My mother started me out hand sewing little quilts for my dolls. I still own the teddy bear upon which I performed ‘surgery’ that displays the child-like stitches I used to suture his wound. By early adolescence I had purchased a machine… Continue reading Alterations

Faith

Eyes on the Road

We’ve all experienced that ‘auto-pilot’ moment—the one that happens when you’re driving down the road and your mind wanders to some far-off place. Time and space utterly diffuse as you free-fall into a dream-like reality. Then suddenly, as if by a jerk at the end of a safety tether, you snap out of it and… Continue reading Eyes on the Road