Every little girl dreams of being a princess. In the United States that’s impossible, but the next closest thing is Miss America. I know there was a time or two when I was a child that I did the Miss America wave from my living room (or the back deck but don’t tell anyone). Tonight, … Read more
A personal reflection of what Christmas really means to me – faith AND family – and how important it is to take the time for both during the season.
It’s December 19th, a Wednesday evening, and I sit here five days after one of the most horrific events on American soil this year (if not THE most; there’s still some debate about that) . I think I’ve cried at least once everyday since it happened, usually in the morning; sometimes when I see or … Read more
In the FRONT ROW. And he did NOT disappoint. With songs from his platinum selling album Clear As Day (including my favorites “Back On the Ground” and “Dirty Dishes”) to covers of Travis Tritt’s “T.R.O.U.B.L.E.” and John Michael Montgomery’s “Letters From Home” (with a backdrop that included a slideshow of members of our Armed … Read more
Everybody. Period. And holidays with family don’t count. While you are “away from work” (well, most of us are anyway), you’re also in hustle and bustle mode; quite different from a get-away-from-it-all-vacation. It’s been nearly 3 years since my last vacation and even then, while I was away and while I enjoyed myself too, at … Read more