Archive for July, 2014


Touring France

Every July I spend three weeks in France.  It’s been a grand tradition for over ten years now, and I find it’s a wonderful way to get through the long hot days of summer. The entire country is mine to enjoy, from the beautiful fields of sunflowers and lavender in the south to the Alps […]

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Pursuing Peace

“Seek peace and pursue it.”  How I love that passage from Psalm 34.  And I love it that a hardworking fisherman turned apostle quoted it in one of his letters. And oh, how I try to pursue peace! It’s easier said than done. But evening after evening I take my little gardening shears in hand, […]

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Taos Memories

I have this Jd Challenger mug.  A gorgeous portrait named “Wears Eagle Medicine”.  And how I love the story of this wonderful coffee cup. All my nieces are incredibly beautiful and smart and talented… you know that by now.  But there’s one girl who holds a special place in my heart, because I was right […]

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About Your Uncle…

Last month I spent some time praising our nephews for my Father’s Day post.  They’re all nice young men, and I was happy to give them the pat on the back. Today their uncle is another year older… so to celebrate his day, I thought I’d give these guys several reasons they’d be wise to […]

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