Deep Thoughts


The eldest daughter walked into the living room, bleary-eyed from staying up too late the night before. “I woke up with a realization,” she said. “You know how the average person is supposed to sleep 8 hours a day?”


“That means you’ve slept at least a-third of your life away.”

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Welcome to Summer

Need some ideas to put on your summer list? My kids are willing to share their list:

Art Time

Using only pastels, my youngest colored this for me. Ah, perfect timing too. It still feels and looks like winter outside, but my inner clock is ready for spring and flowers! She said the secret to her drawing is to outline everything in black to make it pop. It makes me want to pick . . . → Read More: Art Time

Fear on Valentine’s Day – A Lockdown

My heart was really pumping today after a phone call asking me if I’d seen the police cars surrounding my son’s middle school.

The next ten minutes were spent scanning the news channels and fielding phone calls to find out what was going on. Then a news headline popped up: Armed Suspect in Middle School.

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