Daddy's Retirement

Daddy's Retirement

Maybe you’ve heard me talk about my daddy before. In my journals or our book. Every girl loves and is proud of her daddy I suppose, but mine is ext...

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Summer Suppers

Summer Suppers

Southerners take pride in their porches. To feel a mid-May breeze on the porch when there’s still a coolness in it like the other side of the pillo...

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Traveling with Helen

Traveling with Helen

We’ve had Helen on the road traveling for 2 weeks solid now and are on the last leg headed home. I’ve been shocked by what a great little traveler...

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Trucks in Traffic

Trucks in Traffic

How do men just KNOW how to pull a huge trailer through road construction and 60 mph traffic without being nervous?

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Grateful

Grateful

Grateful today and every day for Ben who values time with us girls above all else. Grocery and hardware store trips, breakfast, lunch and dinner, ...

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2018 Year End Review

2018 Year End Review

This was the year. I made a resolution to document the best things that happened every day on January 1, 2010, and I did not miss a day until I dec...

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Sweet Olives and Helen.

Sweet Olives and Helen.

We planted the sweet olive branch tree beside the porch when we bought our house, planning on dinners outside in the fall and spring where the scen...

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Tales from my Momma's Table

Tales from my Momma's Table

I haven’t eaten a meal cooked by my mother in probably twenty years. She passed away in 2006, but she divorced her kitchen long before that. Maybe ...

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Father's Day

Father's Day

Father’s Day in a house full of boys is pretty special. We all wanted to be him and wanted to be his favorite. Now, at the ages of 38, 34, 32, and ...

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