Over the River and Through the Woods

US Map

The Maps versus GPS debate will continue to rage on, but in the Christian life, both are vitally important to stay on the right path.

The Old Man Who Can’t See

Ernest Hemingway is arguably one of the most popular 20th century authors. [It is my guess that he is the inspiration for those "Most Interesting Man in the World" commercials.] He was born in a nearby suburb, so my writing group headed that way one day last month. We gadded about the museum to learn … Continue reading The Old Man Who Can’t See

Natural Beauty

I have been to 48 of the 50 United States, and someday hope to add the last two (Alaska and Hawaii, as you probably guessed) eventually.  I am always so amazed and grateful at the variety of land formations, and scenery, and geography in America. I look at the beautiful mountain vistas and think "Wow! … Continue reading Natural Beauty

I’ve Got My Gear in My Pack

Ah, camping. Tent poles hollowly clanging against each other as you take them from the tent bag.  The ZERRRRP of the screen porch zipper closing the bugs away from the picnic table.  Water from the site water fountain splashing against the concrete base that hasn't been repaired since it was installed in 1978.   Rubber … Continue reading I’ve Got My Gear in My Pack