Gift-in-a-Can: Minimalist Instructions

In Parts 2, 3, and 4 of this series, I give all the step-by-step instructions you need to create your own gift-in-a-can! ​​I greatly abbrevi

"Was He a Good Cop?" ~ Eyewitnesses Share!

There are two reasons I wanted to put together this multi-authored article: to answer that burning question of whether or not Dave was a goo

Cop's Last Shift and Final Sign-off

This video is of my precious Daddio doing his final sign-off after 39 years of service at Kelso Police Department. He faithfully served the

How to "Take Every Thought Captive"!

Do you, like me, tend to carry a lot of “weighty matters” in your heart?!? Things that weigh you down emotionally, overwhelm you, give...

The Blue Christmas Tree

Last year I received a most wonderful, thoughtful gift from my family, spearheaded by our oldest daughter, Sharnessa. For the significance o

How to Make a Mini Sewing Kit

It's true that "a stitch in time saves nine," but if that one little heroic stitch is going to be saving nine other stitches, the least...

The Dilapidated Police Clipboard

Dave's dilapidated clipboard aged right along with him, though not nearly as well as its user. But both have come through these 41 years

Setting Up for Success in Weight Loss

I want to be equipped, and ready to fully live the life God wants me to live, and to allow Him to bring me out of "Egypt." To acco