2017 in review

What a full, and unusual, year 2017 was. The highlight of the early part of the year was our 24th anniversary trip to Cannon Beach, Oregon. We had an amazing time. The first morning we were there I did something I’ve never done before: I read, journalled, and had coffee in bed. I felt I was in the lap of luxury. Cannon Beach is very beautiful and I’d recommend it to anyone for a vacation.... Read more →


daddy's obituary

Curtis Houston Callahan May 8, 1933 - October 20, 2017 Curtis Houston Callahan died peacefully of leukemia at the home of his son and daughter-in-law on Friday, October 20, 2017. He was 84 years old. He was born May 8, 1933 in Potter, Arkansas to Herman and Delia Callahan. He was a veteran of the Korean War era and was honorably discharged from the US Army in 1953. He married Geraldine Piearcy in 1956 and... Read more →


my eucharistic miracle

This time last year, I was selling insurance and hating it. I asked Gordon what he thought about me going part-time and he was opposed to it. On the Sunshine Coast, there's definitely not an abundance of jobs to choose from. I lived for weekends and most nights I went to bed with dread at having to go to work the next day. After Gordon said no way to my going to work part-time, I... Read more →