Rock Barn Pumpkin Farm

Today we went to the Rock Barn Pumpkin Farm, the original Family Farm, where our nephew Peter now lives. Peter has taken the place we all love so dearly, and merged new adventures with treasured thoughts of times past. We enjoyed a good old-fashioned hayride, beautiful sunshine, apple cider, s’mores, so many pumpkins of allContinue reading “Rock Barn Pumpkin Farm”

An MRI and a Black Sheep Burger

March 9 found us heading out of town toward Springfield, in the newest adventure of my shoulder saga. Oh, that reminds me, I haven’t been here or updated you all as to that. For the last few months I have been plagued with issues in my right shoulder. I have had x-rays, doctor appointments, physicalContinue reading “An MRI and a Black Sheep Burger”

Character and Country

Hello friends. Today finds me feeling a little weary mixed with a lot of hope. I recently spoke at church and I titled my sermon “Living as People of Hope”- a challenge I think many of us have been feeling since 2020 descended upon us in all it’s fury. For those interested, I will writeContinue reading “Character and Country”


January 1, 2021. Though 2020 tried to knock many of us down, I have seen several Facebook posts this morning where many of my friends and family counted off their blessings, in spite of, of maybe the realization came because of, 2020. It reminds me of a verse that can be found in Revelation thatContinue reading “HAPPY NEW YEAR”

New Year’s Eve Eve

Hello! Coming to you this New Year’s Eve Eve all wrapped up snug with blanket, coffee, and of course the light of the Christmas, (uh, excuse me), winter tree showing off it’s beautiful lights just a few feet away from me. This is a great evening at home. I had a wonderful dinner with myContinue reading “New Year’s Eve Eve”