Category Archives: summer

Come On Over

At this point, I think it’s safe to say that I didn’t get what I deserved as a parent—sorry, Mom and Dad! But I HAVE learned a lot from my daughter, Laurel Grace, who graduated from high school (with highest honors) in May, and then immediately set out on a mission trip to Cambodia, to workContinue Reading

My Summer in Pictures

                Happy first week of school! P.S. More photos on Instagram: @authorccpayneContinue Reading

Hooray for Summer!

10 Reasons I Am Loving Summer: Kentucky mornings… The canopy of leaves on my favorite stretch of road… The occasional rainy late afternoon nap… Kentucky evenings… Local farmers’ market… Fairs and festivals… Just this morning, my daughter hopped on her bike and joined a parade! Fireworks! My daughter’s stage debut as a swan — Aaaaawww!Continue Reading