Close relatives of mine live in Vero Beach, Florida – on the Treasure Coast, roughly midway between Miami and Daytona Beach. I’ve spent a fair amount of time there, yet not until yesterday was I aware of a place in town called Critter Haven. This is a wonderful sanctuary for “used and abused” animals…and it … Continued
We recently were honored to fulfill an order for a congregation honoring 50+ years of service for multiple choir members. Imagine that…..more than 50 years of faithful service! I will sing and make music to the Lord. Psalm 27:6 Are there volunteers at your church whom you’d like to recognize – and thank – for … Continued
The end of the term is nearing…our personalized teacher appreciation plaques are a nice way to thank educators in a tangible way. Appropriate for Sunday School teachers, Bible class leaders, parochial school teachers and staff, or VBS staff!
Every year, members of the 3rd United States Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) decorate each of the graves at Arlington National Cemetery with flags for Memorial Day. This moving and solemn tradition is just one of the many ceremonial duties for which The Old Guard is responsible (for example, it’s the 3rd US Infantry that … Continued
Father’s Day is June 15th….right around the corner! If you’d like to give your dad something unique (without breaking the bank), check out our collection of personalized keepsakes for Father’s Day. This is one example: Each piece is created using premium museum-quality materials. Why does that matter? It means your gift will look just as … Continued
While there is beauty to be found throughout the year, the month of May is extraordinary. Oaks, maples, birches and their other deciduous cousins come alive – sometimes in a matter of days – and there is suddenly shade! New leaves unfurling and growing rapidly now provide a lovely canopy in a million shades of light green. … Continued
The Lord is God, and he has made his light shine upon us. Psalm 118:27 Good morning! As daybreak gets earlier and earlier, it’s now just after 4am when I must hit the road to get myself over to the shore and in position for daybreak shoots. That said, now that the persistent pre-dawn chill … Continued
Spring makes its own statement, so loud and clear that the gardener seems to be only one of the instruments, not the composer. ~Geoffrey B. Charlesworth
The end of the school year coincides with the end of the term for many church volunteers. So not only is it time for parents and students to say “thank you” to cherished parochial or Sunday School teachers as children prepare to move on to the next grade level, it’s also a time when many … Continued
Great is Thy faithfulness! Great is Thy faithfulness! Morning by morning new mercies I see; All I have needed Thy hand hath provided— Great is Thy faithfulness, Lord, unto me!
Red Letter Day!!! This is the first time since last autumn it’s been warm enough to open a window in the studio. Hello, Spring!