Moving Past Loneliness to Hope Witnessing New Love The Wedding takes Place This past March, my family witnessed a milestone event as my brother-in-law moved past the loneliness of my sister’s death and married Deborah Halderman, a woman from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Mom – A Good Communicator An Early Mother’s Day Tribute I am the third of four siblings and am often told I look like my mother. Mom and I shared a close relationship. In photographs we always stood next to each other.
Visually-Impaired – Eeek! I can see you! Part 1: No Trespassing! Part 1 This set of stories is not for the squeamish or faint of heart. That’s why I wonder why I’m in the midst of them since I’m both –
Visually-Impaired-Baking Mayhem Drawers and Dogs and Desserts, Oh My! I never tired of exploring new brownie recipes, my favorite dessert. This one, fail-proof and mess-free, was my kinda recipe for sure! Even halfway through mixing, it looked thick and gooey,
A Drive for Donuts Dad drove around West County and the city of Erie all day long, giving estimates to customers who wanted their trees removed or shaped and checking on the crews at various tree job sites to ensure everything was going
DON BOVAIRD THE TREE MAN My Father’s Childhood As I began to seek focus for Dad’s book, “Don Bovaird: The Tree Man,” my aunt shared my grandmother’s diary with me so I could learn more about his early life. While the book
Christmas Doesn’t Happen Without Me There’s a local commercial on television this holiday season. Three women are dressed up in festive party attire. They dance down a staircase and sing, “Christmas doesn’t happen without me!” They end with their arms in
Where in the World Wednesday Fairview, PA Rustic Furniture with Don Today I decided to combine a fairly new blog column and Small Business Saturday. Normally, I would write about my international travels but today, I’ll feature my brother, who has been
Sunday Inspiration: Blind Cook A Video to Encourage Everyone Who Makes Dinner 35-Day Author Blogging Challenge – Day 8 I love to bake and have been doing it since I was a teen. Now forty years later, with my progressive
Mobility Matters to the Elderly They need to connect too! When I wrote my book, Mobility Matters, I had just overcome my fears and changed my outlook toward my incurable eye disease, Retinitis Pigmentosa. My biggest fear had been that I would be forced