2012 October

Chop your own wood

“Chop your own wood, it will warm you twice” – Henry Ford It was the late 1990s and I was a youth group leader on a weekend trip with about 25 kids at Camp Letts, a YMCA camp on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.  The rustic dining hall had a fire place at one end with the quote,“Chop you own wood, it will warm you twice,” carved into the wood just below the mantle. I thought a lot about these… Read More »

The Beginning

So – I am definitely entering an entire new arena – the blogosphere – with excitement, but I wouldn’t be me if I didn’t have a little apprehension. I like to consider myself to be pretty tech savvy. I am very active with social media – Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, even Pinterest – but blogging is a big step, and not one I’ve taken lightly. I plan to jump in with both feet, pretty much like I do everything I… Read More »