• Photos of Flags, Freedom and Apple Pie

    By on July 4, 2009

    Happy Fourth of July! Flags, Freedom and Apple Pie:  thank God we have them all! Enjoy!

  • Homeschool Graduation Haiku

    By on June 21, 2009

    The house is scrubbed clean For the big graduation All the books are shelved. A tent in the rain...

  • Photos of Azaleas

    By on May 29, 2009

    I like color and azaleas really pack a punch. My husband lived in a brown house with brown decor...

  • Memorial Day Musings

    By on May 25, 2009

    Last year a church here participated in the Field of Flags project displaying 4,576 flags that represented those fallen...

  • Overcoming Procrastination to Get Organized

    By on May 21, 2009

    My good friend, Jill McKean (pictured above) is a professional organizer.  I have found many of her ideas about...

  • Happy Mother’s Day (with Photos)

    By on May 10, 2009

    Happy Mother’s Day! Children are the best gift. I’m honored just to “have” them; they are the best thing I...

  • Photos of Forsythia

    By on April 26, 2009

    Forsythia is always such a delight to see. I think it was one of the first things my kids...

  • The Problem With Being Overly Considerate

    By on April 3, 2009

    There are problems with being overly considerate of others. It can be a real source of misunderstanding. When you...

  • A Cow in the Back Yard: April Fools

    By on April 1, 2009

    April Fool’s day is a silly tradition. When not celebrated with the release of a damaging new computer virus...

  • Hope for the Ocean’s Seafood

    By on March 29, 2009

    This entry is a follow up to yesterdays’ entry on overfishing which you can read here if you missed...

  • Polly Castor Photography: Pine needles

    Move Over Rudyard Kipling

    By on March 20, 2009

    I promise I won’t be doing this that often. I’m equally proud of all of my wonderful children. It...

  • Thoughts About Cross Pollination of Ideas and Butterfly Chasing

    By on March 2, 2009

    Alexander Graham Bell was attempting to invent a hearing aid.  Columbus was trying to get to India.  Post-its were...