Two Halves Make a Whole

My oldest daughter, Rachel, was born amazing. She was 2 minutes old when she looked right into my eyes, cooed, and stole my heart. As she grew, she astounded her mother

Kicking the Tires or Your Relationship

At some point in almost any relationship, most people will find occasion to ask the question, “What’s wrong?” I don’t mean the spontaneous reaction to your loved one wincing in pain from

Where Did My Fairy Godmother Go?

Recently, my daughter married her long-time sweetheart in an intimate and very moving ceremony. The parents of both the bride and groom invited family and friends to a reception afterwards for food, festivities, and

Eight Steps to Determine 8 Cows

Sometimes when people see this title, they get a little stressed. Wow. That seems like a lot of work! Why does it have to be so difficult? Well it’s not really that difficult but

The Complexity of Simplicity

I am a college graduate. According to my academic records, I am smarter than my kids think I am. Even though in college I spent a lot of my time with teachers and