Give me the Gift of Time

Recently, my brother-in-law and I shared our birthdays during the set up for my stepson and his fiancé’s wedding. Jason and Laura bought us a luscious chocolate cake, and everyone gathered around to sing “Happy birthday to you.” My husband, children, and family were so concerned that my birthday received its due in the midst of …

Kadie and Stan’s Wedding: Magic in Michigan

I've just returned from St. Joseph, Michigan where I had the privilege of celebrating Kadie (my best friend's daughter) and Stan's marriage. The following is a brief account of the festivities that blessed me beyond words or photographs could capture: The warm, generous hospitality of new friends graces me. This expansive three-story home provides a …