Jun 042014
 
I'm getting old

In the last several decades the only reason I’ve been to the doctor is to give birth or have an occasional check-up. I’ve been blessed with great health. But I guess I’m getting old. I had a general idea what the word meant, but as soon as I got home, I looked it up. I […]




Nov 162013
 
Stanley 2.0

We’ve moved a lot, so we have friends all over the country, which means that when our little friends around the country are in about the second grade and it’s Flat Stanley time, folks think of us. I’m flattered. They think we live in an interesting enough place that their second grader wouldn’t be embarrassed […]




May 092013
 
Oh! Humanity

I’m kind of down on humanity right now. Someone smashed the driver’s side car window to bits in order to take what didn’t belong to him. The man from the bank said the thief had made purchases already. The phone’s battery was at 6%. Don’t put me on hold. Please, no! I can’t wait. Then […]




Apr 162013
 

As the kids do the dishes and sing along to the Les Misérables soundtrack in the kitchen, I hum along in the next room and log into Facebook. Recently, I took a bit of a break from Facebook. You might think that I gave up Facebook because I worried that I wasted too much time […]




Feb 192013
 
(for) February 14: Return

Lenten photo-a-day for February 14: Return We were going to get the chicken feed, stop for gas, and be a few minutes early for the game. We certainly had it together! Indoor soccer… here we come! Then, about 20 minutes into our drive I heard the small scared voice from the back seat. “Mom? Mom. […]




Feb 012013
 
I Shall Not Hate

  I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor’s Journey on the Road to Peace and Human Dignity By Izzeldin Abuelaish Read this book if: you are alive you are a human being you ever think about other human beings you think human beings are important you share a space (such as a planet) with other […]