Repair and Prepare

Brian and I have been in this kind of season for the last two months. We’ve had workers repairing and preparing walls to accept new coats of paint and more since we moved back into our house, but we’ve also been doing the same in our relationship. Honestly, before he...

#BallroomMarriage – The Frame Matters

You may, or may not be, wondering why we dance with instructors of the opposite sex. There’s a very simple reason. Brian is learning to lead and I am learning to follow. (Those who know me well are probably laughing at the thought of me learning to follow!) So much of...

Jonah and me

It’s been a while since my last blog post.  Primarily because I’ve been hiding out.  I’m not generally thought of as being shy or timid, but the last few years, I have been an ardent avoider.  Not in all areas of my life, just one in particular. ...

Musings about serious stuff…

Hey reader, Glad you’re still with me. We are not likely to forget the stirring images we are seeing of the humanitarian crisis taking place in Greece, Hungary and Turkey involving people fleeing from Syria anytime soon. Like many people, I was stirred to action...

Did You Know #2….

In Did You Know #1, I shared that all slavery was not abolished by the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.  In fact, it was not fully abolished until 1942 when it was ended by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Convict leasing was practiced primarily in the South and...