Home Of The FREE Because Of The BRAVE

Memorial Day represents one day of national awareness and reverence, honoring those Americans who died while defending our Nation and its values. We should honor and pay tribute to these brave heroes for the profound contribution they have made to securing our Nation’s freedom. Last evening while viewing 50 flags swaying in the gentle breeze,…
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Love In The Sky

On this date, 91 years ago, my grandparents united in marriage. I reflected on their love today while viewing interlocking heart shaped clouds.  The warmth of love encompassed my surroundings.       In honor of their love and the 2 weddings I will be attending this week, I share one of  Gavin’s poem from…
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Regal White Lily

An Easter lily is a fragrant, trumpet-shaped blossom representing Christ’s resurrection. It speaks of purity  and grace.  Representing a new birth or new life, such as when one comes to Christ. The spiritual essence of Easter. Churches bank their altars surrounding a cross with masses of Easter lilies to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ…
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Icy Adventure

Ms. Cardinal has been so enthralled by her luxurious bath that she seems to hardly notice the icy layers in the surrounding water.  It has been a long winter and this open water must feel heavenly on this overcast morning.   Mr. Cardinal clothed in scarlet protected her by watching and waiting in the nearby…
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Everybody Is Going Through Something

This morning a maintenance man arrived to my home to fix a household issue. When I opened the door, I greeted him with a smile  and proceeded to say, ” Welcome, did you notice that it is warmer outside?”  He looked at me like I was nuts to say a winter morning in Minnesota appeared…
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