Category: Friends

Crowd Control & Preteen Mania

Crowd Control & Preteen Mania

YIKES!  I thought it was bad when Christina and Kelly were in grade school and we had to squeeze into the ancient school admin building to view their art if it made it to...

2012

2012

Wow. Twenty-twelve. When I was a kid I used to wonder how we’d refer to the year after it flipped over to 2000.  Now, were are a year out from where they were when...

Summer 2011

Summer 2011

This is DEFINITELY the summer of love!  Yet it is also a summer of challenges. We have already completed our first summer camp and we’re are only 11 days into it.  Horse camp, check....

Free Radicals

Free Radicals

I have radical friends, I wonder which of these definintions below, they would choose for themselves… rad·i·cal [rad-i-kuhl] –adjective  1. of or going to the root or origin; fundamental: a radical difference. 2. thorough going or extreme, esp. as regards change from accepted or traditional forms: a radical change in the policyof a company. 3. favoring drastic political, economic, or social reforms: radical ideas; radical and anarchistic ideologues. 4. forming a basis or foundation. 5. existing inherently in a thing or person: radical defects of character. 6. Mathematics . a. pertaining to or forming a root. b. denoting or pertaining to the radical sign. c. irrational...

Thanksgiving Flood

Thanksgiving Flood

There was a flood this Thanksgiving…it started as a hint of a leak last year about November 26th.  An insidious demon…silent and small at first, but building in size and volume every day growing...

Student becomes the teacher…

Student becomes the teacher…

I find myself in the unique position of teaching others what I have taught myself…and I wonder how good I will be at this…. I am good at mindlessly sharing trivial, disjointed bits of information, and...

How ARE You?

How ARE You?

So many people have asked me this in the past few days, only, I suspect, to regret it instantly as I tell them. “I have this pain that shoots down my arm from a...

Passion

Passion

I was talking to a friend of mine about passion the other day.  Not sexual passion but having a passion in life, and in having it, expressing it in your everyday life.  This got...

All Mine to Give

All Mine to Give

I am sitting here on this snowy Christmas Eve day, watching an old movie (imagine that!) called “All Mine to Give”.  A Scottish couple emigrate to Eureka, Wisconsin in 1850 and have 6 kids and then...

The book my mother wrote…

The book my mother wrote…

Red and White Roses Product Description Author, Wilma Sanders Huber, passes on the important lesson that taking pride in ourselves and teaching this pride to our children is both valuable and sustaining. Red and...