Amanda Jolley

Studio Joy

Tag: obedience

Fried Chicken Permeates

In preparation for my upcoming trip to Amsterdam, my husband did the grocery shopping. He came home with the makings for some delicious meals, and last night he cooked the most scrumptious fried chicken. The smell of this comfort food permeated our home, our clothes, our hair. When I went out last evening, I smelled

A precious gift

The Wednesday before Thanksgiving, my family was busy packing for a visit to my inlaws. My daughter was finishing up last minute baking as I folded the last of the laundry. The phone rang. The dearest, most precious person called me. She hadn’t read about my latest bout of depression. She just felt compelled to