52 Weeks of Thankfulness: Week 14, Easter Blessings and Mowing Lawns

I love Easter weekend, the sense of rebirth, the opening of one’s heart, and our greatest blessing… And yet, I believe my Easter weekends might be very different was it not for my neighbor Ms. S. For it was her gentle invitations to church that began our families journey towards Christ. First, I should return to … More 52 Weeks of Thankfulness: Week 14, Easter Blessings and Mowing Lawns

52 Weeks of Thankfulness: Week 11, Muddy Buckets

I am so thankful for this time of year as the longer days of baking mud pies begins! I hope you enjoy these images as I continue my  “52 Weeks of Thankfulness” at Haddon’s Musings.  A special thank you to Bernadette for allowing me to participate on this journey. As I’m out enjoying the sunshine, I hope … More 52 Weeks of Thankfulness: Week 11, Muddy Buckets

Reflecting on Iraq: A MilSpeak Publication

Today we should take a moment and reflect on how we can play a role in Human Rights Day. In 1948, “the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution 423 (V), inviting all States and interested organizations to observe 10 December of each year as Human … More Reflecting on Iraq: A MilSpeak Publication

Words Crush Wednesday: On Gratitude, Please Help Me Pay it Forward

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.  ~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy     I love this time of year! Thanksgiving is tomorrow! Time to cook a nice meal with all my favorite Southern fixins’–cornbread stuffing and fried turkey here … More Words Crush Wednesday: On Gratitude, Please Help Me Pay it Forward

Rocky Point, Mexico: An Invite to Family Traditions

I’ve been a bit quiet lately; forgive me, this mommyship took sail to Puerto Peñasco, also known as Rocky Point, a small fishing/resort city on the Sea of Cortez.  While it’s also known for its dune-backed Sandy Beach and Bahía la Choya’s tidal pools. Donna’s family might also tell you it’s perfect for swimming, seashell … More Rocky Point, Mexico: An Invite to Family Traditions