Category Archives: Children

Full Circle

It’s happened. I wondered when it would and how it would feel. Now I know. Our children are starting their married lives, arriving at an age I can clearly remember experiencing . They are living what David and I so … Continue reading

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A day of school

=For fun I went back and wrote out the schedule from a day of homeschooling with my kids. The last blog brought back so many memories of special moments – having them at home. Even now we laugh about those … Continue reading

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Homeschooling Memories

Before we started our family I taught ballet to hundreds of dancers at several different schools. Their ages ranged from 5 to young adult. My focus was primarily technique and setting pieces for performances, but I dabbled in choreography and … Continue reading

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Wait for the treasure

“For this reason the LORD is ready to show you mercy; He sits on His throne, ready to have compassion on you. Indeed, the LORD is a just God; all who wait for Him in faith will be blessed.” Isaiah … Continue reading

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Another Opportunity

When I traveled with ballet Magnificat over 33 years ago 😵 we had this saying, “Just another opportunity for the Lord to be glorified.” Meaning, we need a miracle. I heard this often as our small troop of dancers faced … Continue reading

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No Leftovers

With our house full of people, especially last weekend for our daughter’s wedding shower, there’s always bits of food, drinks and snacks left over. Little half bags of chips/pretzels, plastic containers of this and that. Eventually these become a meal … Continue reading

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Growing Family…

Two of our boys are married, another daughter will wed this summer. 1 granddaughter almost 2 and a grandson due any day now. Such blessings! Our family is growing with each passing year. Not something even a pandemic could stop. … Continue reading

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Smooth sailing

Standing at the railing looking over the harbor, I tried to imagine all the miles the boats had traveled. How many years had they been on the water. Where were they headed next? Would they withstand the next storm at … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast

“Theres a big black dog in my kitchen!” I said on more than one occasion after we moved to this house. I was alarmed at first, but soon made friends with our neighbor’s black German Shepherd that squeezed through the … Continue reading

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Strange Treasure

November 2020, nearly the end of the weirdest year I’ve lived through so far. There have been more tragic ones… more personally daunting ones… more anxiety-filled for sure. But this last 9 months has been epic in that the world … Continue reading

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