THE GREATEST ADVENTURE OF OUR LIVES

The Greatest Adventure Of Our Lives My husband, Scott and I recently took up hiking. We started on a whim last summer. With our kids now young adults, we were looking for something to do together that would also keep us in shape. Scott loves adventure, spontaneity, and sports. I love routine, planned adventure (if … Continue reading THE GREATEST ADVENTURE OF OUR LIVES

DO YOU LIKE BROWNIES?

Dad's Brownies Two teenagers asked their father if they could go to the theater to watch a movie that all their friends had seen. After reading some reviews about the movie on the internet, he denied their request. "Aw dad, why not?" they complained. "It's rated PG-13, and we're both older than thirteen!" Dad replied: … Continue reading DO YOU LIKE BROWNIES?

THE TROUBLE WITH AN IDLE MIND

“A MIND IS A TERRIBLE THING TO WASTE.”  I bet you remember this iconic slogan created by an advertising agency more than four decades ago to promote the United Negro College Fund scholarship program. I bring this up to make two points: our minds are like sponges and should not be taken for granted. The … Continue reading THE TROUBLE WITH AN IDLE MIND