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A Charmin Moment

Yesterday I came home from work and was greeted as usual with boundless enthusiasm by Maya and Chelsea. Little did I know that they were keeping a secret from me, as I got down on the floor and greeted them and wrestled with them for a minute before heading over for our traditional after-work treat. […]

Celebrating today!

Today Gerry and I are celebrating our wedding anniversary! This morning before we got up, we reminisced about the past ten years and all the change that they have brought. There is no way we could have predicted where we would be today! Though I’m one who likes my routine, I am so thankful for […]

Thankful Thursday

I’ve got to confess that I’ve been feeling down in the dumps lately. Today, I’m going to battle that blah feeling with gratitude, which is one of the best blah-busters that there is. So……today I am thankful for: Despite many staff cuts, pay freezes, no more 401(k) match, more work, fewer people, I am very […]

The Grill Sergeant...and other spring phenomena

The Grill Sergeant…and other spring phenomena

Oh it was a happy day in the Hoye house yesterday when Gerry got a brand new barbecue! My husband is one of those men who never talks about things that he wants for himself and so when we do purchase something that is technically his, I love the happiness that it brings him! He […]

Character

We have been going through a difficult time at work and many amazing people are losing their jobs. Amidst all this chaos have emerged people with integrity and character. Would you expect the person losing a job to comfort the individual delivering the bad news? How about someone who was just told they were losing […]

He is risen!

He is risen, indeed! Happy Easter!