28 Reasons Why…

Today I married the love of my life! Thank you, Wayne, for 28 wonderful and adventurous years. You make my mornings shine and my evenings sparkle. You still dazzle me and make my heart go pitter-patter! Thank you for showing me the world, exampling Jesus in our home, and helping me through the valleys. The…

Authentic or Fake?

Last night we celebrated our 27th wedding anniversary with dear friends at The Palms. The cuisine was amazing! Filet mignon, etc… down to the key lime pie. My oh my! It was restaurant week in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, so there were so many great deals on menus at a number of fine dining places….

Put to Shame

Put to Shame Once I dreamed of a handsome prince… then you came–stronger and kinder– all of my dreams put to shame.

The Conquering Hero Returns

This guy is, well, just way too cute… he comes home–the conquering hero–today from Ethiopia… and he will have so many stories to tell us. I have been dreaming about him at night and thinking about him in the day… I always wanted to marry the professor like Jo did in LIttle Women, and it…

A Love Story

Today is our 25th anniversary, so I thought a love story would be in order… A 55 pound tortoise who lives in the zoo in Jerusalem, Israel, is paraplegic, that is her hind legs don’t move. But recently custom fit with a skateboard, Aravat isn’t staying home anymore. Now she ventures out all the time and has attracted a…

Pitter-Patter

This guy still makes my heart go pitter-patter. Next week we will celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. Yes, we had a hot August wedding in Texas. And here it is again, 25 years later, still hot. So we are heading a little north for a respite from the heat. I wanted to go to Italy or…

Sunset Cafe

The large room on the second floor here is the Sunset Cafe in Paphos, Cyprus. This is one of my favorite places on earth to be with my family. We usually sit outside on the veranda facing the water. My husband and I have spent many happy hours here, leisurely eating wonderful meals, watching the sun melt…