The Berlin Candy Bomber

A few weekends ago, my family received a special treat. We got to meet the Berlin Candy Bomber. Apparently he and his squadron trained in our area. His real name is Gail Halvorsen and he’s […]

The Meaning Behind the Gift

 The first time I witnessed a toy craze was with Tickle Me Elmo in 1996. The shaking, giggling muppet was everywhere—on TV, on the radio, even on early versions of the internet. It was everywhere, […]

Why I Let Him Fly: A Pilot’s Wife’s Journey of Love

My husband is a pilot. It’s not his job, but his hobby, something he dreamed of since long before I knew him. Our tolerance for risk, however, is not the same. I’d be content to […]

Welcome to Girls Camp-the Braid Capitol of the World

I’ve spent the past few days in the braid capital of the world—girls camp. From zigzagging waterfall braids tied back in on top of themselves to side braids, fishtails and more, the girls raised the […]

Happy Mother’s Day to the many mothers in my life.

“Who can find a virtuous woman, for her price is far above rubies.” Proverbs 31 There have been many virtuous women in my life who have mothered me in some way. Today, I honor mothers […]