Vocabulary Fun

Vocabulary Fun

My love of vocabulary fun has led me to search for unusual and captivating words. I have always had an affinity for language, so learning new and interesting words is an exciting way to expand vocabulary. This endeavor also sharpens language and communication skills....
1,000 Days

1,000 Days

May 24, 2020 was the 1000 day anniversary of our daughter’s death. I recorded a video that day to share some thoughts about the 1000 days since Alex died. The following comes from that video … thoughts about the beautiful life that she lived, our faith in...
Don’t Lose Heart

Don’t Lose Heart

We all experience exhausting seasons that are overwhelming, challenging, and discouraging, but boy oh boy, 2020 has been a year like few others I’ve experienced in my 52 years! How about you? The year kicked off with Australian bushfires that burned nearly 46...
A Quilt for Tierza

A Quilt for Tierza

I’ve enjoyed quilting as a creative outlet for nearly three decades. My mom’s mom was a quilter and a crafter. I was always inspired by her creativity and industriousness. Grandma Ruth and I spent a lot of time together in my youth, which motivated me to...
A Fresh Start

A Fresh Start

Earlier this year, it became clear that God was moving me in a new direction. I’ve been tremendously blessed to serve in statewide homeschool leadership since 2004 when James and I were invited to be part of the AFHE Board of Directors. I’ve learned so...