finally off the trail…..

We’re back from family vacation and Heartland Conference Youth Camp — only 2 days between these very full events! Have I got a ton of pictures and lots of new to share! Having a little trouble with my computer monitor so it may take me a day or so to...

Home-Grown Idioms

I promised you some idioms — and I have got some good ones. Down South on our vacation, my friends helped me remember quite a few that I wrote down to share with you. The people who settled in the hills and on the prairies used colorful language to describe...

the wonder of words

An idiom is a a common manner of speaking in a certain language — words and phrases which everyone can identify as carrying a specific meaning. Idioms intrigue me. I found a site of common English idioms. www.idiomsite.com. Give it a look and see how many you...

Thinking about prayer…….

Our Sunday School class is studying a book on prayer by Philip Yancey. We had an intriguing discussion this morning on “Why pray?” Now, I know all the “reasons.” Without getting into all the technicalities of it, here are a few of the things...

For the July 4th holiday, we enjoyed a lovely day on the farm with the McLaughlin family. Thanks, Keith and Karen, for inviting us to share your fun. We had a blast. See the pics in the Smilebox below.

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