helping a relative move
By Carol Stratton on July 30, 2012
Not a good sign, I thought to myself as I surveyed the empty chairs.It was one of th0se famously sweaty southern days in North Carolina All the smart people were inside enjoying the aritficially cooled air. I sat outside listening to the lone guitar player, the squirrels, the laughter of the retirement party inside and [...]
By Carol Stratton on May 15, 2012
Isaiah 61: 1-2 says, “The Spirit of the Sovereign God is on me because the Lord has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners, to proclaim the year of the [...]
By Carol Stratton on March 19, 2012
I clicked the button that said, “Send” as a sigh of relief escaped my lips. No looking back now, as the final copy flies through cyberspace to my publisher. No delete key can fix typos, grammatical errors or incoherent thoughts. I think I just leaped off of a fifty foot cliff.
It’s a scary thing to cut up tiny portions of your life and pare your stories with biblical truth. Did I get it right? Will people understand my thoughts? I’m now putting up my experiences for anyone with a pair of reading glasses to scrutinize, critic and evaluate.
By Carol Stratton on November 12, 2011
Ever curious about your town? What is the average income, education, or length of time your neighbors own their home? How about racial demographics and maritial demographics? Do your fellow citizens work mainly in construction, farming or management? How much water or land density is in your zip code? How about age groups? Check out [...]
By Carol Stratton on November 6, 2011
Considering a move to another citiy. Trying to balance the family budget? Consider relocating to a metropolitian area that offers excellent public transportation. When you consider how expensive it is to maintain a car( insurance, car payments and repairs), choosing a place where you could use public transporatation and get rid of one of the [...]