Welcoming a New Member to the Family

  In my blog last month I talked about an important wedding in Alaska that had caused us to delay our annual mud-season road trip south. In the six weeks since, we did complete our road trip as planned, touring Harper’s Ferry, northern Georgia, Hot Springs, AR, The Land Between The Lakes, and Ohiophyle and […]

Fulfilling an Obligation, Creating an Opportunity

When we got the “save the date” postcard from my nephew this winter for his upcoming nuptials in the bride’s hometown in Australia, I knew it would be difficult to convince my husband that we had, if not and obligation, a familial responsibility to attend this wedding of my only sister’s oldest son if at […]