Category Archives: Family

To Olivia, on the Occasion of Her 13th Birthday

Dear Olivia, Dear, oh dear! Happy Birthday, my dear! That word — “dear” — is really much more than a formality with you. You are genuinely dear to me: beloved, precious, treasured, special… You are dearly loved, Olivia! You’re my … Continue reading

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Fun, Full Week with Family

My Dad retired this summer. His career spanned 40 years of ministry employment in three small church pastorates, in the Richland Correctional Institute (both as a business school administrator and as the President/Founder of Berean Institute offering Bible classes for … Continue reading

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Cor’s Collarbone

Cor had to take a trip to the Emergency Department at Akron Children’s Hospital earlier this week to be treated for a broken collarbone. He sustained the injury while doing some backyard stunts in our neighborhood. It puts a bit … Continue reading

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