Remarriage – How to handle 2nd or 3rd Weddings

People often ask what’s appropriate for a second or even third wedding. The short answer is: anything you want.  At least 40% of today’s weddings involve at least one partner who has been married before.* The stigma of divorce is, thankfully, long past. And the hope of what is to »»Read Full Post


stuff ‘round the mill Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come. Remember everything you have faced, all the battles you have won, and all the fears you have overcome. Ritu Ghatyourey How different life would be if we didn’t have »»Read Full Post

Home renovations: not for the fainthearted

Nothing is simple. Or maybe some things are, but home improvement projects are not among them. Otherwise, where’s the source of drama in all those HGTV house flipper and renovation shows that I love to watch? So I shouldn’t have been surprised when our major summer project—repainting the front, back »»Read Full Post

1964: President Johnson's daughter at Buck Hill Falls

During February 1964, Lucy Baines Johnson attended a weekend-long religious conference at The Inn at Buck Hill Falls with about 400 other teenagers. The presence of President Lyndon B. Johnson's daughter, oddly enough, did not create much confusion. However, one reportable event did occurred during the event's closing service when »»Read Full Post