Traveling Again

Traveling Again

We plan trips and they seem so far away and then all of a sudden the date arrives and you are off on an adventure. This time, I’d chosen Scotland, and my daughter came as companion. I chose Road Scholar, a travel group for seniors. Frank and I went on 19 Road Scholar...
Writing Opportunities

Writing Opportunities

What a joy to still be able to do what I love, writing books, in my “Golden Years!” Working on my 12th book, the 5th for Whitaker House, on another fascinating woman in the Old Testament. Just when I was considering whether this would be my last book, a wonderful...
My Roomie

My Roomie

After Frank died, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do. The house was quiet and lonely with no one to talk to. Friends were faithful, but there were many quiet hours alone. Then, through a friend of a friend, I met Valerie. She’d come out from Ohio after retiring from...
Turbulent Waters

Turbulent Waters

It has now been a year since I lost Frank. It has been a year of peace and turbulence. Just when I felt I had a handle on things, emotions would rush in and overwhelm me. Looking at the ocean one day and watching the waves crash, I was reminded of the time a huge wave...
Walking on Alone

Walking on Alone

This month it will be a year since Frank died; a long year, full of ups and downs. I look at his pictures and see a man full of life, capable, athletic, a man’s man, and now he is gone. He just doesn’t exist anywhere except in my thoughts and memories. I miss him...
Weight Loss

Weight Loss

For two years or more I’ve belonged to a TOPS weight loss group. It stands for Take Off Pounds Sensibly. They do not give out or advocate any particular diet plan, they are a support group. They give fellowship, encouragement, and help through the hard times of...