No More Fruitcakes

My contention is that among the top ten list of bad holiday presents, FRUITCAKE ranks supreme. I speak from experience on this and I’m establishing a personal edict against ever baking or receiving a FRUITCAKE again.

My First House and the Home of My Dreams

Ever think about the house you grew up in? That very first house whose character, walls and environment provided your idea of what the world was all about? And did you ever dream about the house you’d like to inhabit – given the opportunity to design one yourself? That home could be closer than you realize. . . .

Grounded: It Can Be A Good Thing!

I’ve been in a season of grounding for close to 50 years, and, while most of my contemporaries were focused on moving up, I was geared to the earth, the pavement, the grass and the sidewalk. But grounding is a gift that brings humility, humor and grace to our lives. It roots us securely to the earth so our branches can rise safely to the sky.