Hello, August.

Just beyond the screen, these old oak trees are swaying softly in the humid morning breeze. Overall, it is cloudy here, but for maybe two seconds, the sun peeked through the soft gray sky blanket to reach the back porch. Perhaps just a little wave or wink to say: Good Morning, I see you, I'm … Continue reading Hello, August.

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Hello, Saturday!

Strong coffee, wild wildflowers, and a view of the sunrise playing a morning game of peekaboo through the wispy clouds and mist. Welcome to the first Saturday of June 2018, my friends. It’s good to be here! #saturdaymorning #coffee #snowcampscenes #kellyskeyboard

Saturday Morning Thoughts

Memorial Day Weekend is underway. It's a time for reflection. There is no shortage of ceremonies and activities to honor the fallen men and women who entered into every military branch knowing they may not make it home alive. There's no shortage of families forever changed by those sacrifices made. My plans are pretty simple … Continue reading Saturday Morning Thoughts

Hello, Saturday.

Strong coffee in a sturdy mug, blue jeans with a crease in the left leg from being laundered on a trip in 2014, an old blue shirt so frayed around the edges it could almost be mistaken for white trimmed, still deciding between sneakers, hiking boots, flip-flops, socks or nothing on my feet at all, … Continue reading Hello, Saturday.

So much more than coffee

Coffee, a chance to pause, reflect, plan; a time for conversations, hugs, laughter, tears, warmth, strength.  Comfort in a cup for moments of solitude, and a reason in itself to get-together with friends and loved ones.  Liquid energy to stir the creative thoughts and complete those important tasks, and a means by which the beauty … Continue reading So much more than coffee

Remote Office Day

It's Tuesday here, and during this time of the year I take advantage of the option to work from my remote office, aka my back porch. The morning and early afternoon was spent with calendars, books, and websites, listing topics and lessons for this coming season in youth ministry.  It's an uplifting exercise in planning. … Continue reading Remote Office Day

~Kiawah~

Recently, I happened to be in the right place at the right time to receive an amazing invitation to Kiawah Island, South Carolina with some wonderful women for a few days.    It's good to travel to nice places, but it's more important to travel with good people.  This unexpected trip was both, and so … Continue reading ~Kiawah~