Bidding A Colleague Goodbye

I met Loretta Miller Mehl at an Oregon Christian Writer’s conference one spring. When I read her name tag, I realized she was the grandmother of friends—her son and his wife homeschooled their children through the same channels I homeschooled mine. I said, “I know who you are!” She gave me a skeptical smile. When […]

For the Contemporary Reader

Contemporary and historical fiction alike find places in my reading library. I’ve discovered both genres to be satisfying pastimes. One multi-published contemporary author who recently garnered my attention is Susan Meissner, a writer whose books cross into both past and present worlds. Her skill at mastering a story set in two eras is amazing. The […]

Enduring Love

 **The man hurried to his early morning doctor’s appointment, anxious to see his physician and leave in time for his next appointment across town.  The practitioner asked the man what the urgent demand on his time was. He replied he went every morning to see his wife at the memory care facility where she’d been […]

Nothing Super Here

Girls team sports were not an option when I attended high school. My exposure to group athletics came from mandatory physical education classes. That suited me. I found basketball confusing, sometimes shooting the ball at the wrong basket. Softball proved tedious when I could do little more than swing—which wasn’t often. Track found me panting […]