When Kermit sang “Getting there is half the fun,” he was not singing about traveling by plane. At least, it sure isn’t fun for me. In March, my husband and I took a trip of a lifetime to the Holy Land, specifically Israel and Jordan. I must confess I went reluctantly. The 12-hour flight over the Atlantic was one of the main reasons. Add … Continue reading Getting there: thankfully
I’ve been married now for 24 years. Compared to some of my friends (and my kids’ friends) we may not have a lot of ‘stuff’. We don’t vacation twice a year or have a fancy house. Our vehicles are all over 10 years old and break down often. What little savings we have, always seems to get used for something before it matures into the … Continue reading Love and stuff
It’s that time of the year again, when we honor our teachers with Teacher Appreciation Week. It wasn’t nationally recognized until 1984 when the Parent Teacher Association designated the first full week of May as Teacher Appreciation Week. The following year, the National Education Association voted to make the Tuesday of that week National Teacher Day.
Can I tell you a little secret, from a former teacher? Continue reading “Thank you, Mrs. Harper”
Even when you’re trying your hardest, life is sometimes hard. Continue reading “Trying Your Hardest”