Tag: lavish love
Stinginess Doesn’t Pay
They were coming. We had to prepare. Our oldest grandson is coming home for spring break–and he’s bringing thirteen of his closest friends with him. When you go to school in northern Indiana, the warmth of Florida in March is inviting. We’re thrilled to have them come; our home was built to house our six…
An Unexpected Celebration
Once we’re older, beyond big birthday celebrations, if someone chooses to throw a party, it’s often not the surprise hoped for. In this case, the surprise was real. Our son was hitting a milestone birthday, and his wife wanted to make it a wonderful memory. His birthday falls in the middle of January, so the…
Is There Ever Enough?
I stared at the improbable pile of drinks. Dr. Pepper, Root Beer, Bubly, Polar, Ice–more drinks than John and I could consume in a year. They’re not for us. We don’t drink soda. We do, however, have a parade of grands and their friends that come through here daily to choose what they will imbibe…