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...

Want Vs. Will

Wants are common, wills are rare. Countless people have dreams of better futures. The one’s who will do what it takes to make those dreams a reality, are much smaller in number. I’ve been re-reading our book of the month for May, How To Read A Book, by...

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...