Older Posts

Life Begins at 40…

Earlier this week, on Tuesday, July 13th, our youngest child Andrew celebrated his 40th birthday. It was a wonderful day. Janet and I look forward to celebrating the birthdays of each of our children - especially the birthdays that celebrate ...

Read more »

Nudged by God…

It's almost 3:00 a.m. Sunday morning and I am sitting in the hearth room of our home in Carmel, IN. Janet and I went to bed around 11:30 p.m. last night and somewhere around 1:15 a.m. I woke up. I ...

Read more »

Planting and Deadheading…

We have lived in our current home for just about 7-1/2 years. We bought it from a gentleman who had beautiful plantings around the house and we have added a perennial bed in addition to several other improvements during our ...

Read more »

Time to Celebrate!

Well, today is a very special day in America - the 4th of July. In fact, it is the 245th anniversary of our declaration of independence from England. Of course, we all know that the Revolutionary War was fought with ...

Read more »

Oh, Hail No!

Some people fear storms - others worry about tornados and severe wind. Still others are concerned with thunder and lightning. As for me, I hate hail! The last several weeks here in central Indiana have been full of unpredictable weather. First ...

Read more »

Rocky Railroad VBS…

There is an annual summer event that Janet and I really look forward to getting involved with. It is the annual Vacation Bible School that is put on by Zionsville Presbyterian Church where our oldest daughter, Kristin, is on staff ...

Read more »

Jonathan the Tortoise…

In the normal scheme of things, Janet and I try to take a walk with our dog, Hank, four or five times a week. But, with the weather so hot and unpredictable, as well as having crazy busy schedules, it ...

Read more »

Father’s Day…

Technically, I guess Father's Day 2021 was over, at least in the eastern time zone, a few minutes ago. Early Sunday morning, Janet wished me a "Happy Father's Day" - I had actually forgotten about it until she mentioned it ...

Read more »

Solace in the Psalms…

This past year, people have experienced all kinds of emotions. The pandemic has caused all sorts of upsets in our lives and there has been a trickle down that has impacted us even further. People are struggling with being out ...

Read more »

49’er Flap Jacks…

Janet and her friends like to have lunch at the local pancake house. They have been doing that for years and have told me that it is really good and tasty! So, when I needed a place to hold a ...

Read more »