Last Rays of Light
Daily Reflections / Linda James Photography

Last Rays of Light

Sunset Tonight I sat at the beach and watched as the sun colored the sky with the last rays of light.  I almost missed the colors because I thought the clouds were blocking the sun too much. Tonight’s sunset wasn’t the bright orange we often see.  Yet, the colors floating across the sky brought beauty … Continue reading

15+ Favorite Holiday Traditions and … a few that we miss…
Daily Reflections / Family / Let's Build a House / Random Thoughts

15+ Favorite Holiday Traditions and … a few that we miss…

How Important are Family Traditions? The other day I mentioned to a friend that we aren’t going to have a Christmas tree this year because we’re in between homes. This shouldn’t be a big deal –  except it kind of is … Christmas Trees Not putting up a tree (or not decorating for Christmas) will … Continue reading

Southern Cornbread Dressing:    Memories of My Grandmother
Daily Reflections / Family / This Is My Life

Southern Cornbread Dressing: Memories of My Grandmother

Please read the special note at the end of the post. My Grandmother Making cornbread always reminds me of my Grandmother. (And make no mistake; we called her Grandmother.  Not Grandma, Gramma or Granny.  She was Grandmother.)  Grandmother made her cornbread in an iron skillet. She believed that cornbread just tasted better if it was … Continue reading

Parenting – One of the Most Important Things You’ll Ever Do
Daily Reflections / Random Thoughts / Thoughtful Thursdays

Parenting – One of the Most Important Things You’ll Ever Do

  Becoming a parent is one of the best things that ever happened to me.  Being a parent changed my life in ways that I couldn’t begin to understand until many years later.   Even when it seems easy, raising children is still a difficult job.  You’re never off duty and your job really never … Continue reading