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Whatever Lights Your Fire!

The experience of participating  in a dig in the Palestinian West Bank in 2010 fueled my fire to write Shepherd, Potter, Spy—and the Star Namer. Continuing on the theme of fire building and campfires:  Fire-building had a prominent role in the day-to-day life of the people of 1407 BCE. From fires to cook their food and provide […]

How Long Has It Been Since Your Last Campfire?

  A recent “fan of my website” contacted me with a request. Could I reference/recommend his website to my readers? I can, but only with a caveat or warning. It’s a beautiful website with great information about all things pertaining to camping. He said it was my study guide and a link to a site for […]

The Fearsome #5 (Psalm 139)

….And then there’s the last grandchild. Littlest to everyone for a long time—not so much anymore! The one who when asked at 4yo, “Do you like to be in charge?” answered, “Yes, I want to be in charge of everything!” And capable, caring hands she will be! Already she exhibits capacity for caring for and […]

You Just Blink and They’re Grown

This a continuation of yesterday’s blog about volunteering for grandkid duty at our daughter’s house. I remember as a kid when there were four of us still at home and how Mama was continually running someone to some lesson, sports practice, band or theatre rehearsal, or other school event. I had two children and school […]