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Miles the Adventurous Cat- Guest Post by Valerie Woebkenberg

January 8, 2019

Miles, the Adventurous Cat – Guest Post by Valerie Woebkenberg by Lisa • December 27, 2018 • 0 Comments fluffy tuxedo cat, pixabay Miles, a fluffy tuxedo cat, joined our family one November, around the same time as the Pilgrims arrived in Plymouth almost 400 years earlier. We named him Miles in honor of Myles Standish who traveled with […]

Christmas in July

July 13, 2014

The 4th of July has passed-what a celebration of the birth of our wonderful nation filled with traditions, parades, cookouts, and lots of beautiful fireworks! Christmas in July, although certainly not an official holiday, is celebrated with its own traditions around the world.  The phrase “Christmas in July” seems to have its origin in 1933 […]

The Beauty of Fall

October 10, 2013

  Fall is officially here with the cooler weather and beautiful leaves we expect in the Midwest.  Halloween candy is in the stores; decorations and costumes are appearing everywhere.  Craft stores feature fall decorations near the entrance, but Christmas is just an aisle or two away. I enjoy the cool mornings, sunny afternoons, and the […]

Summer Memories

September 11, 2013

  Does this look familiar?   When our kids were little, playing with the neighborhood kids always ended with freeze pops.  It was an unspoken signal that the evening was over. Our kids are grown now, but I asked them about their favorite summer memories.  Here are a few of their favorites:  Baseball in the […]

Save the Date!

August 18, 2013

The Grey’s and Gifts craft show will be held on September 7 from 10am-3pm at Elevation Sports, 5280 S. State Route 741, in Mason, OH.  I’ll be in space A (Afghan Hound) 3. When I first received the invitation to be a part of this first annual craft show, I was curious about the name. […]

A Gift for Jamaica

May 4, 2013

A friend of mine, Lisa Lockwood, is a missionary in Jamaica with CSI Ministries.  Among other things, she picks up visiting teams from the airport (a 3 1/2 hour drive each way on rough winding roads driving on the left side of the road), plans and coordinates projects for the visiting teams, and meets with […]