Home baked is the Best

Even though I don’t bake much these days, there are two bread recipes I will make for the rest of my life.

You Have to Know Yourself

A long time ago, maybe even in high school, I came up with the idea that we need to try and understand ourselves, then our neighbors, then our world, in order to actually achieve some semblance of world peace.

Nowhere is a Good Place to Go

For the past two weekends we’ve been on the road.  Our travels went from the east side of the state in Sioux Falls to the west side with Rapid City and the Black Hills.  Both experiences had their ups and downs, but I’m happy to be home this weekend.  Last night I was invited to…

Take the First Step

Life seems to be about selecting which flags to fly so the right opportunities come your way.

The Winter was Hard

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Laura Ingalls Wilder.  If you don’t know who she is, that’s ok, but you best get to the library lest you one day endure the sneer of any young girl in your life.  Laura’s life on the prairie is well known the world over, and millions…

We Can Step Through Time

Someone held a ladder here, and he helped others.  Someone sat here, and she listened to others. Someone stopped here, and we remembered the past.