Category Archives: Family

What mom was like when I was a child

Mom. So much to remember. Mom was fun loving and people pleasing. She was impulsive and emotional. She was very close to her sister and her mother. As children, we spent a lot of time with both of them. Until … Continue reading

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Things Mom Said To Me

          Things Mom Said To Me: Don’t make me come up there! Sit up straight. Because I said so, that’s why! If your friends told you to jump off a bridge, would you? Clean your room. … Continue reading

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Memories That Remind Me of Dad

DAD Consistent, baseball, Tennessee, Cutting his own hair, GIGO, vacations, Rom. 8:28, potatoes, Sunday School, family devotions, storytelling, Sunday afternoon naps, Bible, cut-off pants, deacon, basketball, youth group, glasses, spitting out the window, Washington D.C, coach, Bible Conferences, generosity, camping, … Continue reading

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Repost of a writing at the first Father’s Day without dad.

WHAT IS HEAVEN LIKE DAD What is heaven like dad? Did angels take you there? Did you just appear, quick as a wink Or did you climb a golden stair? Did you go straight to God Or did Jesus take … Continue reading

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My Holland (A Repost)

This is something that I wrote under NOTES on FB on Aug. 17, 2010. I wanted to get it on my blog. My Holland I do not even know if I can explain in words my feelings this week. I … Continue reading

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Dad’s Hands

Dad’s Hands Seventeen years is a long time to miss you, dad. It seems so long ago since you were here on this earth. There are so many things I miss about you. I know this is odd, but one … Continue reading

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It’s the Simple Things

Life can be complicated. It can be really busy. So busy that you forget to stop and “smell the roses” as the saying goes. As we all do, I get very busy…so much to do…time gets away from me. What … Continue reading

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How I Learned To Love NASCAR

NASCAR. I had no interest. Cars. Dirty tracks. Going in circles. So many laps. Yuck. Why would anyone like it? I heard from a friend about a camp begun by the Petty family. You know, as in Kyle and Richard … Continue reading

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A Funny Case of Misunderstanding

So, Korie’s graduation was great for many reasons. But something really funny happened. We dropped her off at the Hampton Convocation Center main floor with her teacher. The rest of the family found seats where we would be able to … Continue reading

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Yesterday…..

Yesterday, I had a two year old and was told I was expecting again. Yesterday, I found out Korie would have spina bifida. Yesterday, her life was in question and we wondered if she would make it. Yesterday, she went … Continue reading

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