This past Sunday was Mother’s Day, 2017. My Mother passed some time ago, and I miss her every day. She was a beautiful woman physically and personally. She was soft, gentle, loving and kind. She was raised simply—on a farm—with wonderful parents who taught her how to work hard, love completely, and live honestly. She…

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My husband, John’s “word” for this year is ‘SIMPLIFY’. I’m thrilled. We need to simplify—everything: our work, our schedule, our travel, and our home. Each week, for the past year, I have had a goal of eliminating 4 things from the house—my closet, a drawer, or something. And, I have done that for the past…

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