Category Archives: Family

The Night Before Christmas

My mother loved poetry, and music. She taught us many songs, nursery rhymes, and poems, most of which I still remember. A couple of days ago, I thought about “Twas the Night Before Christmas,” and recited it almost perfectly, word … Continue reading

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I Remember!

I remember the place where I was born… Continue reading

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Three Men of God

In early October, I learned that my brother-in-law Ed Cook was retiring from his pastoral ministry, which began 58 years ago. I began to think back about those early years when he and my sister Nancy first married. He and … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Scandal

Another day and another saga in the ever-growing Hillary Clinton email scandal. Several emails which were not part of the 30,000 which Clinton “handed over” (she was actually forced to give) to the FBI have surfaced proving that she and … Continue reading

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Honor Thy Mother

    She was married at age 15, had her first child just shy of her 17th birthday, and moved away from both families to another state at age 18. In their new location, she and her husband worked together, … Continue reading

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Freedom is Never Free

In 1950, just a few years after World War II ended, our country went to war again. But they didn’t call it war. The Korean Conflict, as it was known then, was the result of Communist North Korea invading South … Continue reading

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Will you Read to me?

We often hear this question when our children are young. But when is the last time you read aloud to someone? Well, that’s too long!┬áMarch 4, 2015, is World Read Aloud Day. When I was in grade school, our teacher … Continue reading

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