Ordinary Days

It was an ordinary day filled with the ordinary activities of a family surviving a swelling August day.  If allowed, the cries of boredom are almost as satisfying to my mother ears as the cries of “are we there yet?” The overwhelming humidity strangles those within reach and the...

God Smiles 

We’re traveling toward the southeast. We decided to leave a day early so we could take our time and enjoy the ride.  We plugged in the GPS and away we went. Instead of crossing into Illinois at St Louis, we took a detour and headed south. This is where...