Happiness: A Collage

It has been a while since you’ve seen my sweet granddaughter, Ellie. Look how fast she is growing up! She is pure joy, all love. Until those terrible twos set in. Ellie is a total goofball and crazy girl. We get to be with her a couple days of week and what a blast we…

Proverbs 16:9

A man’s heart plans his way, But the Lord directs his steps. This verse from Proverbs 16:9 (NKJV) is comforting, isn’t it? A man’s heart plans his way, But the Lord directs his steps. Our hearts point us in the direction. God chooses our right path and guides us. So I’m driving North on Author Boulevard having…

Nothing But Gratitude

Wow! I have experienced a lot of twists and turns in my ten plus years as a freelance sports writer. I’ve shed tears, lost sleep, and given up a certain amount of financial, emotional and mental security. I have contemplated careers in other fields. I’ve had way more rejections/failures than I can even count. But…

My Wish For You

Happy New Year. How many times in the past few days have you heard these words or read the headline:  New Year, New You? For me, I cannot even begin to count. If I had to guess though, it’s been about a dozen or so. And maybe that’s because I’ve been busy scouring the internet…

The Star

This is a great animated Christmas tale for a family with young kids. Or for anyone really! Not sure what to expect? This movie gives you a lot of different perspectives on the birth of Jesus. From Mary to Joseph to the donkey and three kings. It was delightful and I can’t wait till I…

Time For An Upgrade

It seems like Apple comes up with the latest iteration of the ‘best ever iPhone’ every year. People camp out in parking lots just to be the first ones to own the overpriced phones. We desire to get the latest phones for the minor upgrades that they offer, upgrades that we may never even need in…

Always #Giving Tuesday

I am madly in love with the fact that we have #GivingTuesday now and today is that glorious day! How wonderful it is to take the focus off what we can get and put it on what we can give. Truly giving with a whole heart is a gift unto itself. So I am proposing that…