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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Legacy

Legacy

Our family tree is largely populated with average people. They were mostly poor, tough, Scotch-Irish frontier people on my side. We just missed som...

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Daddy

I am going to announce something that will be pertinent only to people who have never met me: I am an only child. Though there were probably a ...

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Is Love Worth It?

The start of a new year. For some it’s met with a sense of nostalgia and wonder towards the years we’ve left behind.  Did we give it all we had? Di...

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A House Painted White

In last week's episode of Home Town, you saw me painting in my studio. What you could not see is my work desk built from all that is left of the de...

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#2,892 9 Years.

#2,892 9 Years.

9 years ago, it was the coldest November weekend in Oxford's history. My parents got another son and I got 3 more big brothers. Our family thr...

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#2,891 Mall Date.

#2,891 Mall Date.

After filming wrapped and we were too tired to cook ourselves supper, I remembered I needed Vanilla Bean Noel lotion because it’s almost December a...

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#2,868 Protectors.

We went to see Mammaw today at her nursing home. She’s been declining, I’m sad to say. She’s sleeping most of the day and night and has mostly lost...

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#2,864 Together.

We are in the midst of the most grueling schedule of our lives and we’re prioritizing things we’ve never had to before: clean clothes, dishes, fami...

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#2,862 Old is Good.

I know that sometimes old cars leak power steering fluid. And sometimes you have to flush said fluid on your lunch break. But as long as Ben is ar...

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