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Guest Blog – Karrie’s Thoughts on Summer Vacations

Growing up, I loved school. I loved learning. I loved my teachers. I loved the smell of crayons and freshly sharpened pencils. I loved the process of learning. I loved reading and doing homework. I loved seeing my friends every … Continue reading

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Grampa and Katie

Katie never knew her dad. He had held her when she was three months old but he rarely interacted with her after that. She only knew him as the man who came and took her sister away for weeks at … Continue reading

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The Porch Swing

Thirty years ago Dad sunk some telephone poles into the ground in our front yard, added a crossbeam, and hung a porch swing. In the perfect spot under a large ash tree the porch swing has hosted friends and family … Continue reading

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