Stuffed in a Trunk?

The adventure started on Wednesday morning.  My husband texted me and told me to be safe.  He had visions of me stuffed in a trunk and abandoned somewhere between Mason City and Cresco .  It is a fear he always has when I say "Hey---I am going to go meet a bloggy friend".   It is unfounded and silly but it has become our little joke.  Since I am writing this post you know that his dreaded fear did not come to fruition. What did come to fruition was a positively delightful day. I connected … [Read more...]

A Featherweight with Weight

Every once in a while I hear a story that just can not be forgotten.  A story that needs to be written down and shared.  Today is one of those days and I pray that I do it justice.  It is a story about a family whose love and devotion to one another is evident even in death.   I was honored to be able to hear this story and pass it on. The Kline family has been friends of ours for so many years that I cannot imagine not knowing them.  Our parents were friends and our moms had a friendship … [Read more...]