Happy Anniversary, GEM!

It’s already been a YEAR!  Can you believe that?  I think I’m in shock.  In fact, pinch me because I’m afraid this journey with GEM – God’s Encouragement by Meg – has been a dream!!! NOPE!  It’s real, alright! Oh guys!  I have learned, grown, been humbled, been blessed and most of all been LOVED […]

Thanksgiving

Happy Turkey Day!!!   I’m sure we are all ready to check out the spread of goodies and dive into our favorite entrees!  Me, me, me!!!!  I am SO raising my hand!! As we go through today trying to get along with the crowd around us, thinking of all the things we are thankful for and […]

Turning the Big 4-0

Tomorrow is my birthday!!  WOOHOO!  Shoot off the fireworks!  Strike up the band!  LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE!!!! Can you tell I’m a tad-bit excited?  Doesn’t everyone celebrate their birthday for the whole MONTH??  BAHAHA!! Instead of throwing in the towel since I’m turning 40 this year, I have let loose and embraced the opportunities […]

Fun, Fun, Fun

Let the celebrating commence!!!  School is finished!  Graduation is upon us and summertime is here!!!  It’s time to PARTY!!!!!  (Didn’t’ I just tell you on Tuesday that I love a party?!) “Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens! Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to […]

Paying Taxes

Everyone knows what today is…it is Tax Day!  In fact, this year we get an extra two days to mull over the papers and wring our hands to figure out if we owe or get a refund from the government because of the District of Columbia’s Emancipation Day that fell on Monday. We filed several […]

Stormy Weather

Storms can be frightening, breath-taking or beautiful.  It all depends on where you are standing.  If you are standing under God’s umbrella – you won’t get as drenched by the torrential rains. However, I dare say that many of us are usually caught out on a tree limb hanging out all by ourselves.  It’s no […]

Bible Matters

Recently, I tried to read The Girl with a Dragon Tattoo.  I got bored with all of the character details within the first 70 pages and set it down to wait for the movie.  My husband, Lee, then picked it up and read the whole book while giving me a play-by-play of the events as […]

Resolution Strategy

Middle of December is about the time of year when I start thinking about New Year’s resolutions.  Goals are thought of, written down, and plans are put into place to have a successful new year. Clearly, I am not alone in this endeavor.  Corporations, small-business boutiques and people alike want the incoming year to be […]

Thankful!

Fall weather, family, friends, football and cozy evenings in front of the fireplace – what more could a girl ask for?  All of these are wrapped up in the Thanksgiving weekend for my family.  It is the one time of the year when everyone gathers together to romp and rip through my parent’s house.  We […]