Backstory I was at the height of my career. In demand. Lots of travel, awards, attention. Then I’d return to our simple, quiet farmhouse in rural Virginia. No glitz, no spotlights. He wondered if it was enough. Click to listen or follow below to read. Daily Miracles – #015 We were sitting on the porch, […]
Backstory As a writer, I’m used to working alone. The early morning hours seem to be my best time to explore big ideas and dissect everyday happenings to look at them a different way. Watching the sun issue in a new day is exhilarating. I was thinking about how other people find their most productive […]
Edited 1-19-20 Backstory – Mom’s Wedding Hat Out in the country where we live, auctions have always been a big deal. You never know what to expect. You may find treasures offered – or collections of mayonnaise jars. There could be dozens of locals and household items go for pennies on the dollar – or […]
One of my favorite rights of Christmas is when the family gets together and remembers Christmases past. We hear from each person; whether you’ve had 8 Christmases to date or 80. There is a willing audience to hear you tell about it.
Backstory Here we go again. We find ourselves right on the front edge of the holiday season. Time to be festive, jolly and filled with the spirit of giving. Although celebrations and traditions have changed over time, the spirit of Christmas lives on. This story was written when I considered what turns on my Christmas […]
Backstory This month we Americans will give thanks for all the privileges and opportunities we are offered in our beloved country. Most of us are smart enough to be grateful more than one day a year. Today’s story explores a different kind of gratitude for which we might offer thanks. Click to listen or follow […]