On Family, Restoration, and Thanksgiving

It’s another Thanksgiving and families are gathering.  They’re eating turkey drizzled with gravy, mashed potatoes, cranberries and green bean casserole.  Uncles and Aunts have driven miles, and cousins sit down at the table, and the same stories are retold over and over, with new exaggerations and details.  We might watch football, or play board games, … Read More

Connecticut: A Reminder that Tomorrow is a Maybe

Connecticut: A Reminder that Tomorrow is a Maybe

www.courierpress.com Like most everyone, I’m left with questions.  Friday morning I jumped on Twitter and noticed a flurry of comments about Connecticut.  I turned on the news, watched, and wept, along with the rest of the nation.  There are no words.  It’s three days later and I still am not sure what to say.  This morning I … Read More

Good Things Aren’t Cheap: (I Want to Spend My Days)

Good Things Aren’t Cheap: (I Want to Spend My Days)

This past week … a family trip … with our friends Gina and Michael Spehn … soaking up sunshine in Michigan.  Lots of incredible memories.  Lapping waves … squishy s’mores and the PERFECT marshmallow (I made not one but FIVE) … serious smashball with my husband … high speed go-karting and miniature golf … the Olympics every night … Read More