Who’s keeping score?

My wife and I have been married for a little over ten years now. This is a pretty cool thing for me as the longest relationship I had ever been in prior to this was a year and a half long. Personally, I never really believed that I was tolerable enough for someone to want […]

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That old saying….

There is an old saying that I am sure everyone has heard that says, “You never know what you have until it is gone.” How true are these words? Have any of you ever experienced a long move before? If you have, you know exactly what I am saying right now. You replace jobs. You […]

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One Last Trip

One of my all-time favorite places to spend time in Illinois is Garden of the gods in Shawnee Forest. I have lost track of the number of times that I have been there in my life but it is always a fun trip and has become a staple of our spring at Verhines Cottage as […]

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