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What’s Your Story? - Tuesday, August 5th 2008 4:51 PM
I got to watch a photo shoot today!  I’m still pinching myself, but it really did happen!  Country Woman Magazine came to catch Dawn Samuelson in her natural element...
All in a Day - Saturday, August 2nd 2008 3:44 AM
Hubby returned late last nite with our 16 year old son.  They had driven three hours one way to see the Cleveland Browns do a scrimmage.  They also added a tour of the...
This is for all the BO People - Tuesday, July 29th 2008 3:02 PM
If you’re Born Organized, then I have a question for you.   How do you stay on-task when it means disrupting other people?   Yesterday I had great intentions to...
What habit would you like to develop? - Monday, July 28th 2008 4:12 PM
Usually we think of habits as those bad things that are ingrained.  How about some good habits, like exercise, keeping up with clutter, or hugging your family every...
The CLASSeminar is Coming! - Thursday, July 24th 2008 10:48 AM
Successful Seminar Has 25+ Year History Training People to Do What They Fear Most   When “speaking publicly” repeatedly tops the list for people’s fears, why would...
Early Morning Surprise! - Wednesday, July 23rd 2008 4:00 PM
My kids have been staying up late with their summer freedom.  They spend a lot of time talking to their friends on the internet, who evidently are also getting to stay up...
Home Grown Hospitality - Friday, July 18th 2008 6:43 PM
Findley Lake is one of western New York’s best kept secrets!  For years, it has been one of my favorite getaways for an all-day outing.  But last night, Hubby &...
Horse Talk - Thursday, July 17th 2008 9:52 AM
At a week-long 4H camp in Hamburg, NY, teens are learning how to work with their mini horses.  I had the opportunity to travel there yesterday with Equine Behavioral...
How do You Lend a Hand? - Thursday, July 10th 2008 8:59 PM
Volunteers are needed in all kinds of organizations, all across the world.  Every city has need for people to step up and help others.  From nursing home visitors to...
Pray for Military - Monday, July 7th 2008 11:39 AM
My friend, Sandra Stanford sent word that her nephew, Heath, will be returning from Iraq this month.  Pray for his safe return and debriefing, as he reunites with his...
Lady Liberty - Sunday, July 6th 2008 9:34 PM
We made the trek across state to board a ferry this week.  It was breathtaking to see the Statue of Liberty loom closer, as our boat splashed across the harbor.  I...
Wanted: Dads Committed to Making a Difference! - Thursday, June 26th 2008 1:41 AM
Two newspaper articles last weekend highlighted the need for father figures.  On Friday, Tom McMahon noted that a father’s presence prevents worse case scenarios from...
Choose Your Side - Thursday, June 19th 2008 8:12 AM
“Father, before I received Christ I was Your enemy.  I was on the wrong side in the war between Satan and You.  I was born with a fallen nature, born into the wrong...
Saving Memories - Tuesday, June 17th 2008 8:52 AM
Isn’t it amazing how pictures can bring back thoughts of yesteryears?  I finished a scrapbook for my daughter last night and marvel at the stages of life we’ve...
Summer Plans - Monday, June 16th 2008 3:06 PM
The schools in New York have a week and a half left for testing.  My teens are happily making plans for bonfires and overnighters and summer jobs.  I saw one teacher...
Bargain Hunting - Friday, June 13th 2008 11:02 PM
Garage Sale Season is upon us!  Oh Happy Day!  It is so much fun finding a bargain!  My friend, Missy Jansen even wrote a chapter in her book with tips for...
Uggh! Exercise! - Saturday, June 7th 2008 8:41 AM
I forgot to rewind the VCR.  My last exercise time had been interrupted halfway, so now I watched while the sequence backed up.  But the more I watched, the less I...
What I Learned from…Animals - Wednesday, June 4th 2008 4:33 PM
My current pets are fish.  My kids call them boring.  I call them “easy.”  The goldfish have all been named by the kids…interesting names like “Big...
Time Machines - Tuesday, June 3rd 2008 8:29 AM
It’s official.  I now feel old. Our popcorn popper finally bit the dust.  One batch was fine.  The next batch wouldn’t get hot enough to pop.  So I...
Family Time - Monday, June 2nd 2008 11:27 AM
The Drive-In Theater became our destination Saturday night.  It was an impromptu decision, actually.  Either spend the evening in different parts of the house, or find...
Have you read The Shack yet? - Thursday, May 29th 2008 2:56 PM
William P. Young has woven a story of grace that gives an intimate glimpse of God’s heart.  Here’s a peek at the result of his yearning for answers. In the midst of...
Inspiration in the Mountains - Monday, May 19th 2008 8:39 PM
Today we crossed The Rocky Mountains!  I am traveling with a friend to her new home in Utah, and am experiencing the glory of God's Creation at the same time! ...
Clean Sweep - Wednesday, May 14th 2008 11:19 AM
Ever notice that vacuuming is a repeated effort?  Wouldn’t it be nice if your hard work was a one-time thing?  We only had to mop once, and the floor would stay...
retreat retreat retreat - Thursday, May 8th 2008 7:29 PM
My friends at High Calling Blogs are sponsoring a drawing for a Retreat!  How timely, that their contest coincides with my new Ezine!  Now you have two ways to...
Enter the Drawing! - Friday, May 2nd 2008 12:03 PM
I am changing the focus of my Ezine.  For a year, it has been filled with writing and speaking tips.  We’ve looked for ways to build on the art of communication...