A Lively Day With My Granddaughter

When my children were little, we would pile into our little car and head to the local car wash for our “mini Disneyland adventure.”   So, today I introduced my granddaughter Ellie to the adventures of Mr. Suds in Grass Valley. Building up anticipation as...

My Treasure and Rock-Hounding Adventures

Some of you might not know, but I have a great passion for geology and I’m an amateur gemologist!   I’ve traveled to five countries and many states for digs. I’ve collected rare gems on mountaintops while it snowed on us, crawled in dark caves with headlamps to find...

My Magical Mouse

Many years ago, I had a little mouse painted in my kitchen.  Inspired by the sweet, helpful mice in the story of Cinderella, I found a local artist who laid on his stomach for nearly two days, painting this sweet little image.  For me, it is a reminder of the...

Trusting the Call to Adopt

Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed. -Proverbs 16:3   Trust the call… Educating yourself through books and online resources is key for anyone hoping to adopt a baby! My book Called to Adoption is full of inspirational stories from...