Georgia Ladies Who Honor Their Mamas and Grandmamas 2

Welcoming us to the 105th Annual Stilesboro Chrysanthemum Show were the members of the Stilesboro Improvement Club. Each year the ladies raise funds by providing lunch in one of the two Stilesboro Academy classrooms, dubbed the Tea Room for the day. We entered the tea room through this giant door. Ray is almost six feet tall! […]


The city of Colorado Springs is home to 465,000 people and a surprising assortment of places to see. On a clear day, you can see snow-capped Pike’s Peak. The Air Force Academy trains cadets on the northern edge of the city. Since 1994, more than five million people have visited the Focus on the Family […]

Faith of President Eisenhower, Taught at His Parents’ Knees

The first time I remember paying attention to politics was when I was about six years old, and John F. Kennedy ran for President. The only thing I remember about that election was that Miss Willie, our elderly neighbor two doors down, didn’t like Kennedy. Isn’t that just like a little girl to remember something emotional? […]

A Life Lesson for Our Sons and Daughters

As our train through Royal Gorge neared the station in Cañon City, Colorado, Ray and I asked our tour guide what she suggested we do afterwards. We took her advice and enjoyed a wonderful afternoon — with no entrance fees. On her recommendation, we drove a short distance from the train station to Skyline Drive. The pretty […]

Two Must-Dos in Every Homeschool Day

Ray and I arrived in Colorado Springs three days before our conferences there began. When I asked our Creation-loving friend Dena what her top picks were for things to see in the area, she said that the train ride through the Royal Gorge was her favorite. On our second day in Colorado Springs, we drove […]