Watercolor Memories

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  Minutes. Hours. Days.  They trickle away like water through my fingers.  As I experience them the moments seem full, busy, and even meaningful, but when I turn to look back …

U. S. Botanic Garden

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The U. S. Botanic Garden  is the oldest continually operating botanic garden in the United States.  Home to almost 10,000 living specimens, some of them over …

What Will I Wear Today?

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  What do your clothes say about you?  Are you a rule follower?  You wouldn’t be caught dead wearing  white after Labor Day, you actually change your …

A New Head of Hair

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  Great view, nice nail polish.  Life is looking good from the rooftop pool of my son’s apartment building.  That’s the Jefferson Memorial just above …

…with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence…

4th of July Parade

…we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor. And with that they signed their names and began something that …

and the things of Earth will grow strangely dim…

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Turn your eyes upon Jesus Look full in His wonderful face   and the things of Earth will grow strangely dim in the light of …

They’re Back…

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Fourth grade is a distant memory these days, but as I think back to that year three things stand out as highlights.  First, our tiny …

Impossible Made Possible

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  Just nine and twelve years old when we made our first visit to Namwianga Mission in 1997, our children took to life on the mission like …

My Space

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What labels could you use to describe your working world?  Is it a world of Sales Quotas and Power Lunches?  Maybe you spend your days …

Adventures in Silk Land

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A friend recently told me that she receives notifications when I add a new post, but she waits until she is home with her husband …