The Gift of Place

This is where my parents have spent almost 20 years of their life.  The thing is . . . Gregg built it for them . . . which makes it extra special.  It's been a gift to all of us as well as them.  They are getting ready for a new adventure in a new … Continue reading The Gift of Place

Each Moment

There is so much in life that can be taken for granted until the hard of life moves in. The things taken for granted come clearly into focus and there's almost a desperation to get it all back.  It's a reality that happens to most of us at some point in life. And.  It happened … Continue reading Each Moment

Meet Ellie

Elizabeth “Ellie” Hope Carter arrived four minutes before the clock struck midnight on January 8, 2014.  For the last nine months our family, friends, and faith community prayed day and night with the kind of hope that would not quit. It’s the hope described in Jeremiah 29:11-13: For I know the plans I have for you,” declares … Continue reading Meet Ellie


This blog came out of inspiration from a card which Drew bought, catching my attention, reminding me of the love which remains in the midst of the craziness, messiness, and busyness of a family.  So.  Two became five and then nine: Gregg & Kerrie Then, we added: Tricia, Tiffany, & Timothy And, the girls added: … Continue reading Family