Only Yesterday …

This weekend, our two oldest grandsons led the way for several years of college graduations in our family. (Nod to the grandson who may become a chef and open an eatery on the beach. We will celebrate with equal vigor.) Seeing these men in all their finery, with...

With All My Worldly Goods I Thee Endow

“With all my worldly goods I Thee endow.” Back in the day, that phrase was part of the exchange of rings and vows in a wedding ceremony. I don’t think people say it much anymore. It has been on my mind as Wendell and I sort through an accumulation of...

Four Ways to Make a Big Decision

My husband retired recently, and this new season has brought along several big decisions. Where shall we live out our golden years? Should we pursue second careers? Which Medicare Part D plan is best? Can we get a dog now? I’m sure you face similar questions in...
Finally, a Side-Hustle that Works!

Finally, a Side-Hustle that Works!

You guys! I’ve found it. A side-hustle that actually brings in passive income. It’s called “Retirement”.  My social media streams are constantly flooded by people advertising a side hustle that will make me a zillion dollars every month for...

Still Counting Blessings

We haven’t changed much. Right?   It has been twenty-two years since the picture on the right and the birth of our first grandchild. (Yes, we married as babies.) The picture on the left is our most recent grandchild, born last week. Lots of things are...