What’s Your Secret?

On a recent trip to another city, I checked in to the hotel while Jerry was unloading from our van. Miss V, the front desk clerk, recognized my name from an earlier phone call and greeted me warmly. I asked if I could see the room before completing the paperwork. Even though a room isContinue reading “What’s Your Secret?”

It’s All in the Cards and Rosters and Yearbooks and. . .

Never let your husband give up on his dreams.                This is one of the best pieces of marriage advice I received. For my husband, baseball has always been a big part of his passion and dreams. Sure, before I met him he grew out of the dream to become a Major League Baseball player,Continue reading “It’s All in the Cards and Rosters and Yearbooks and. . .”

Valentine’s Day, Romance and the Song of Solomon

On the heels of Valentine’s Day, may I ask, how was the romance? We went to dinner at a restaurant new to us, but not fancy schmancy. We had great food and good conversation. Apparently, we made a good choice to eat early, as the line was out the door with people wanting to getContinue reading “Valentine’s Day, Romance and the Song of Solomon”

It’s Just a Little Toggle Switch, Big Red!

Accessible vehicles are such a blessing most of the time – until they are not! Then they become a huge stationary driveway ornament. That’s what happened at our house this week. When we bought this van and had it modified for Jerry’s needs, the emergency brake was connected to a toggle switch on the driver’sContinue reading “It’s Just a Little Toggle Switch, Big Red!”

Marriage Blanket of Grace

“Their marriage was a blanket of grace that had been so many years in the making.” Home for Christmas by Melanie Wilber. I love that imagery. There’s something so cozy about curling up under a heavy blanket that provides warmth for the body and the soul. I read the quote to Jerry and asked ifContinue reading “Marriage Blanket of Grace”