• Wedding fever

    As I sit at my computer this morning my mind races with a very long to do list.  I try to take the time to chill out a bit and prioritize but it seems I cross one thing off my list and add three more.  There is the normal busyness of this time of year – canning and freezing garden produce from our large garden.  This year there is added with stress with our daughter’s wedding in little over a week and her twin brother’s wedding following closely thereafter. It’s amazing how a wedding can turn life upside down.  While many things have been done ahead there seems to be…

  • Abiding Friendships

    This past weekend was an interesting event – a gathering with fellows my husband went to school with.  What I find amazing about the group is that they first met each other 50 years ago – in grade one.  They all attended the same Christian school from grades 1-8 and then went on to public high school together.  Through all these years they have remained friends, many of them enjoying things like hunting and fishing together.  They don’t all see each other on a regular basis, but they do keep in contact. I recently returned from a visit from my hometown which included a visit with my childhood friend.  Our…