Tagged with grandparents

never gone.

June 12. Today is a hard day. It was one year ago that our family said goodbye to Grandpa Jim. At breakfast this morning my husband said, “That was a fast year…” On a day that so many dear family members are re-living this day a year ago, it is difficult for me to find … Continue reading

may twenty-first. remember.

One year ago today I was sitting in the field in front of our house with staff and volunteers from School to the Nations. I had just celebrated my younger brother’s college graduation.  One year ago today my husband received a call that our dear friend Grace had gone to be with the Lord as … Continue reading

“I want to Santa to sit by me…”

This is what Anabelle said to her Grammie on Friday night as we were getting ready for Breakfast with Santa the next day. Makes sense doesn’t it? Normally when she has breakfast with someone, they sit by her and they chat. In her mind, breakfast with Santa happened this way… On Saturday morning we woke … Continue reading

Photo Update

This week we: -Took a walk on the Finley River Trail and searched for animal tracks -Met Nonna (my Grandma) in Ozark at a quilt shop and then to lunch! Such a treat! -Celebrated James’ 30th birthday with a picnic at the park with Grammie and Poppie Here is proof:


My Dad is intense. Intense and passionate. He is a coach and pours all he can into developing basketball players and leaders. When I think of the hundreds of young men he has coached over the past 20+ years, I wonder how many of them would claim him as a role model. I think the … Continue reading