A Quality Most Admired

‘Grief is such a beautiful, wild beast.” -Amy Starr Allen Today we said ‘Godspeed’ to our Grandpa, Great grandpa, Father, neighbor and friend. Although there were many aspects of my Grandpa’s character to aspire to, one of the things people seemed to admire most was...

My Grandpa’s Superpower

One superpower of my #GrandpaFord was, he could fix anything. This is a picture of my mom, him and I in one of his large shops on his farm. He helped me sharpen our lawnmower blades as a kid… and he always had the right tools for whatever job needed to be done,...

My Grandpa Ford Is Dying

Tears want to burst forth and fill my eyes as I write the title to this blog post. It’s true. A couple days ago I found out that my Grandpa Ford had a stroke and is now in the process of leaving this earth. I talked to him on Facetime this last Sunday and he...
Rich Kid, Poor Kid & 2 Big Money Lessons

Rich Kid, Poor Kid & 2 Big Money Lessons

My son Camden has been asking me for ways to earn money. After some persistence, I told him he could rake the lawn for 5 bucks. He worked and got paid but when I paid him, I wanted to strive to teach him a lesson that would help him. I asked “I wonder if...