Recovering from laryngitis, I went through a stage where I could only make myself heard if I spoke very deep … More

Young Gracie Allen

Took CJ to the grocery store and, as usual, she greeted the cashier repeatedly. “Hi!” she said. “Hi,” answered the … More

If only

The nursery at church is delightfully overstaffed. Four baby-loving workers and often just two or three children. It’s toddler heaven. … More


I asked CJ, now 21 months, to empty the dishwasher with me. She’s often enjoyed that in the past. Today … More

One of this year’s best Christmas gifts is a little styrofoam airplane that I gave to Cassie. Cassie loves airplanes … More