French Press Felted Slippers

My absolute favorite present to knit and give to women is French Press Felted Slippers.  I’ve lost track over the years of how many pairs of these slippers I have made.  The first pair I made for me finally wore out and I am now on my second pair.  I have been making these slippers …

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Hope Is the Thing with Feathers

Yesterday was the first Sunday in Advent, the season in the church where we prepare our hearts and lives to receive Christ.  During the season of Advent, most churches incorporate an Advent wreath into their worship.  There are five candles, each standing for one of the important components of Advent.  The candle on the first …

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Thanksgiving with Family

Last year, when Tom and I were at Chickamauga, we had to work on Thanksgiving.  It was an interesting day, but I really missed being with family.  This year we are in Ohio and have been able to spend plenty of days with family.  We are with my parents a couple of days a week …

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Gorman Nature Center

When we ran back to Ohio in June to celebrate my mom’s birthday, we took at walk at the nearby Gorman Nature Center.  Even though it is only a few miles from their home, my parents had never been there before.  We enjoyed the walk and the visit so much, however, that my dad decided …

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I Don’t Want to Die

Tom and I attended a powerful worship service at Linworth United Methodist Church yesterday.  The theme of the service was reconciliation and the election results were mentioned several times.  The essence of the message was this:  continue to live your calling as Christians day by day and treat all people with love and kindness.  It …

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That One Sports Show

When Tom and I are traveling, as we did this week coming back to Ohio, we like to listen to our favorite podcast:  “That One Sports Show.”  It keeps us up to date on the latest in sports, especially sports in Ohio.  And it is hosted by one of our favorite people – John Hartley! …

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