Five years ago I modified a long-standing Christmas tradition. One of my girls’ favorite things about Christmas when they were young was our Advent Countdown “calendar.” It wasn’t a calendar, really, but a cute little wooden house with 25 little doors on it. For many years each of the doors hid pieces of candy thatContinue reading “Life Lessons Countdown”
I was raised in a family steeped in tradition. Some of my most favorite childhood memories are of annual family gatherings and seasonal activities that we participated in as a family each and every year, particularly at Christmas. Christmas was always such a magical time for me as a child, and I am most gratefulContinue reading “TRADITIONS”
It was early in my dating relationship with my now-husband, Wes, when we encountered a pretty disruptive event on the road home from Mobile, Alabama one Sunday afternoon. We were on I-10 keeping up with traffic just outside Mobile, which means I was driving about 75mph, when something under the hood of my SUV loudlyContinue reading “PTRD”
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