Crown of Life

The house was dim and motionless.  Everyone was asleep and the visitors left in the night so it was especially quiet.  I tiptoed across the wooden floors of the old homestead listening for cocks crowing or the cow calling for us to milk her in the barn.  On the wobbly kitchen table I saw a …

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Smart is the New Dumb

Several years ago, I wrote about cell phones in my book Living Virtuously.  I talked about how they seemed to have so much stimulation that they could make kids bored with other much less stimulating things in life such as reading a book or just having a conversation with another person.  Boring!  Thankfully my husband …

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The Teen Season

I oftentimes get torn about writing about this subject because I am absolutely not an expert on the subject.  I have not lived through it to tell about it.  I have not arrived nor have I passed with flying colors.  Sometimes I am barely surviving and the only banner I hold is a wimpy white …

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Fall Fun Activities

There are many things you can do to enjoy your fall experience.  When I was a child, I made all kinds of crafts and art projects that were so fun.  These are things I did with my children when they were small.  I will share our favorite project with you today.  The Fall Scene… Supplies …

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