A splash of fall color in North Carolina!

the Lord has done this,    and it is marvelous in our eyes. The Lord has done it this very day;    let us rejoice today and be glad. Psalm 118:23-24 - This will be my signature photo for a while! Today's post features just the one photograph, taken around 7:30 this morning. Why just one? Well, it's all I need! Florida was great. Thanksgiving …

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This is the day the Lord has made: Geoffrey turns two and life gets brighter!

This is the day the Lord has created;    let us rejoice today and be glad.  Lord, save us!    Lord, grant us success! Psalm 118:24-25 - Geoffrey turns 2!!!! It is important, especially in the middle of all the activities and reflections surrounding a death, that we remember to take time for the amazingly positive events - such as birthdays …

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the beginning of everything new!

Welcome to 2016! Depending on exactly where, and when you're reading this, the New Year is already underway, or just fixing to roll over the horizon. Either way, the next 366 days are full to bursting with opportunity, primed for adventure, and loaded with possibility! "This," the Psalmist writes to anyone willing to listen, "is …

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dreary day gratitude and celebrating life!

This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it... The Lord is God, and he has given us light. Bind the festal procession with branches, up to the horns of the altar. You are my God, and I will give thanks to you; you are my God, …

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Why I Always Park on the Roof

Once in a while, as Great World Travelers will, our son - Andrew - makes his way to TPA (Tampa International Airport) and we enjoy a few days together. Yesterday evening his priority coded baggage rolled off literally first, and we headed up the Armstrong elevator to the 9th floor - the roof - where …

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