Category: windy ridge

My First Car

I bought my first car from my handsome and sweet grandpa. I still remember taking my first drive down the backroads to pick up my cousin, JoAnne. I felt like a liberated adult. Sometimes I had to start it under the hood with a screwdriver. I’m sure some boy taught me how to do this […]

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24 Years

This is Levi 25 years ago. I have this snapshot sitting on my bedside table. This day was the start of “us”.  Well, actually, the night before this day. I had met Levi for the first time two years earlier and we became fast friends. The kid was hilarious and that was my favorite thing […]

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Cherishing this

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Simon

 For nearly 14 years this dear dog kept watch. Sitting grandly on the front steps he would look out toward the north with an air of importance. My kids don’t know life without him. He was born around the same time as our boy Jace. Riley and him were best friends. He was deathly afraid […]

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April Moon

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Bus Conversion: Floor

  We are officially behind schedule on the Windy Ridge bus. At the last minute we decided to rip up the existing floor and replace it. We replaced the insulation and layered on top plywood, another layer of rigid insulation and topped that with hardwood plywood. We also built up the engine compartment to allow […]

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Christmas Eve

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Glass Candy Twists

  Recipe, here.

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The Christmas Movie

The Christmas story narrated by the children of Windy Ridge.  Thank you, family, for playing along.

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Depression Survival Guide

Dear friends, We need to change the way we perceive mental illnesses and depressive illnesses or they will remain just as debilitating and deadly. Depression has become an epidemic. So has autism and other disorders.  You and I live in a rapidly changing world and it might take awhile to pinpoint the cause, but in […]

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