Category: Life

The Path of Totality

“The Path of Totality”… There’s just something about that phrase that sounds astronomical, doesn’t it?  It fits the event so well–in both senses of the word, and it sounds like something from a futuristic movie. Only it happened in 2017. We didn’t even realize it until days before the solar eclipse, but our property was…

A Storm Is Coming

You’ve seen it and felt it–the “calm before the storm”. But that kind of calm can make you anxious. Fearful even, as you wonder what the repercussions will be… It is the quiet that comes after the storm that is refreshing. Soothing, in a way. Quiet respite from the turbulent time that has passed. The…

Afraid of the Dark

My grandchildren love to play with flashlights, so I make sure they are readily available in a special place that little hands can reach. They are an inexpensive toy that entertain for hours. (Yay, Dollar Store!) Even when it’s not dark outside, they will take the flashlights to the basement or a dark room and…

Young Mom–“Some Days are Just Like That…”

In honor of Mother’s Day, this week I will be reposting some of my most popular blog posts for moms.  Enjoy! “Some days are just like that… even in Australia!” Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, written by Judith Viorst is still an often-quoted book in the Munton family.  Our kids…