Licky The Lizard

In Licky The Lizard, author Melissa Henderson offers parents, teachers, grandparents, and educators a tale that teaches young children a simple, yet important message: There is no need to fear any of God's creatures because we are all created by Him - He Loves us all.

Licky The Lizard

Imagine our surprise when heavy snowflakes began falling yesterday in coastal South Carolina. We know all about snow from living in Virginia. Mountain snow, city snow...

Alan and I started a new tradition a few years ago. This all began during a time when I was recovering from another sinus infection. We continue to enjoy this tradition every year in sickness and in health. After spending too much time being inside, I...

Changes happen in the body as we mature. Yes, let's say "mature" instead of "grow older".  Our eyesight changes and perhaps we need reading glasses. Yes, that is me. I have worn reading glasses for years. I have even shared my need for glasses in...

The state of Virginia experiences all four seasons. Cool Spring, hot Summer, chilly Autumn and cold Winter. Seasons are different in South Carolina. Alan and I are learning how different the temperatures can range in the Palmetto state. November 7th arrived and we noticed people wearing...

One of the great things about living near the ocean is being able to take long, leisurely walks on the beach. The sights are amazing! Seashells of all sizes, shapes and colors delight the eyes. Horseshoe crabs on the sand, dolphins jumping in and out...

Exploring paved walking paths in our new neighborhood is fun. We enjoy the exercise and viewing new areas. Recently a friend shared if we walked a certain route, we would complete over a mile of walking. Great! Each day, Alan and I try to walk...

God answers prayers and this time He has answered our prayers fast. Alan and I prayed for wisdom, discernment and revelation about moving to South Carolina.  We asked God if we were making the right decision about moving. We prayed for a job for Alan,...

Baby Rowan is growing quickly. He is healthy and beautiful. Alan and I are blessed by watching Mike and Christine show love to their child. They are naturals at parenting. Many wonderful "first time" events occur with a baby. The first coo, the first cry, the...

I am thankful for smoke alarms. After changing batteries and STILL being annoyed by constant beep, Alan and I decided to research the cause. We learned there is a difference between beeping and chirping when it comes to smoke alarms! Interesting to learn that 3 chirps meant...

Monday,  July 24, 2017 is a very special day. Our first grand child was born. He arrived 3 weeks early and he is perfect in every way. Both of my sisters have grandchildren and shared how Alan and I would experience feelings of love beyond words...