It’s Not Fair!

“Do not expect to be treated fairly in this life.” This is how one of my devotions began today. When I hear the phrase “That’s not fair,” I immediately picture an elementary school playground and a teacher who drew the short stick with playground duty. My mom was an elementary school teacher. I can remember… Continue reading It’s Not Fair!

family life · storytelling · travel

Apple Pickin’ Day

I love to go apple pickin’ in the fall.  Bill and I went to Oak Glen, California to Riley’s Apple Farms (  It was an amazing place loaded with tons of apple trees and tons of charm. I’ll be honest, I am mostly in it for the caramel apple, which I thoroughly enjoy.  Nothing says… Continue reading Apple Pickin’ Day

storytelling · travel

Don’t Ever Look Them In The Eye

I have a theory that is absolutely unscientific and, yet, I believe it to be true.  The times I have gotten a traffic ticket were the times I locked eyes with the officer as I passed by him in my car.  The instant it happened, I knew I was done for … every single time!… Continue reading Don’t Ever Look Them In The Eye

Inspirational · storytelling


I’ve been reading some great books by an author who uses the word ‘resistance’ to describe why we don’t do all the things we want, should and need to make our lives what they were meant to be. One such fantastic book is called The War of Art by Steven Pressfield. I believe it is… Continue reading Resistance