Favorite Things

Playing favorites is a matter of taste.

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Peace of Mind

We all have to decide who we want to be.

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Half a Dozen, a Good Number

Being the middle child of six kids meant always having a playmate, seldom having dull moments, and too often being both “older” and “little,” depending on the situation.

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Toy Story

The value of a treasure is in the memories it evokes.

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The Winter of My Discontent

Until Mother Nature gets some more spring in her step, I'm giving her the cold shoulder.

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Leading Ladies

Even the best leading ladies sometimes get a bad rap.

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Photo Sensitivity

My life in pictures runs the gamut of acceptability, from glamorous to ghastly.

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Reentry

It was time to return to the world I'd always known and loved.

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To Dye For

No matter how I try to fake it, my true colors come shining through.

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I Got the Music in Me

I'll never be too old to create beautiful love notes.

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Lofty Ideals

Sometimes, being raised in a barn is a good thing.

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Frozen

When Jack Frost slapped us in the face, I did what I had to for the sake of my family.

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A Joyful Noise

Music of the heart is the most beautiful of all.

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McAdoo

Thievery, deceit, and the thrill of competition were all part of a simpler life.

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Road Trippin'

The roads less traveled are waiting for me.

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Insignificant Rooms

The seemingly unimportant rooms often hold the biggest secrets.

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Elementary, My Dear

As time goes by, the elementary things still apply.

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Fowl Influences

Much of my mother's childhood consisted of poultry in motion.

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Ask, and Ye Shall Receive

Nothing is too difficult for God, including His listening to all my pleas.

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Fixer Upper

Home improvements, as well as marital improvements, require the tools of compromise and patience.

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