Ancient Mosaic Art

righteous ideals flamed the hearts of ancient saints, I follow their footsteps My husband and I are back in the states and home once again. The flight from Tel Aviv to Frankfurt to the states was uneventful. Just the kind you want! We are exhausted from a very full two weeks of traveling, connecting, enjoying the…

Where is Home?

Tiki, our Cypriot poodle, never has any trouble feeling at home… For the last 12 years, my husband and I have been in the fast lane as far as international travel. It has been a privilege, exhilirating, revealing, and exhausting at once. One year we traveled to three continents in the space of seven days. It was…

Snow in March… in Texas!

  Last night at ten, I went downstairs to let the dog out one more time before bed. I walked out the front door to a winter wonderland. It had been cold all day, and snow was forecasted. By afternoon, I had given up on the idea. Well, this Colorado gal was pleased to find a…

‘Take Me Home Country Road to the Place I Belong…’

We are sitting in the Lufthansa lounge in Larnaka, Cyprus, on our way home via Frankfurt. Our plane will touch down in Dallas in about 24 hours. We left our daughter in a puddle of tears. It was a hard good-bye, because we had so much fun! The up side is that she bounces back…

Taking Refuge

For those of you looking for a recent update on dad, please read my last post below, “Dad’s Last Hour.” We were summoned to the hospital this morning for what we thought to be Dad’s last moments. Before we got there, he had rallied somewhat and stabilized. Then after a time of family consultation and prayer, we…

Why I Like Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart has made an impact on American culture. I don’t just like her–I love her! I haven’t made a judgment on the incidents that led to her sentencing and prison time. I don’t listen to the stories about her. Much of it is based on jealousy or gossip.