Archive | July, 2012

Best Things: One Question That Can Make Any Day a Great Day

Marissa, our youngest daughter, was home for the weekend. She’d been at college for over a year and occasionally came home on weekends to see high school friends, do laundry, and sometimes even hang out with Mom and Dad.

On one of those weekends, we managed to coax her to stay for a leisurely Sunday dinner and catch us up on all the latest events in her life. While the food was being dished onto the plates, she blurted out, “Let’s do Best Things! I’ve been missing it like crazy! Dad, you go first. What was your best thing?” Read more…

Welcome to Treasure Hunt 3.0

Today I’m launching my new site, “because life is a constant treasure hunt.” It’s still a work in progress. I’ll be doing a lot of tweaking in the months ahead,  but I’m excited be off and running. I hope you like it. Glad you’re here.

I’ve been trying my hand at blogging for several years now. I started on and then moved to After five years, and deciding that I want to take blogging more seriously, I made the decision to move my blog to a self-hosted site. I wanted my own domain name, more control and flexibility over my design, and also more security.

Michael and I have been on vacation for the past two weeks, and while we were away, he helped me to get set up on a, self-hosting server, install WordPress, and pick a new theme. Read more…