Aug 10, 2010 by

okay, so old habits die hard. and despite humid 89 degree weather… yes, i was in the garden weeding. and yes, i did have to use...

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a perfectionist manifesto

Aug 5, 2010 by

“This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections.” -Saint Augustine the past few months have been an...

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dive right in

Jul 1, 2010 by

that’s what they say right?  don’t just walk around the pool, thinking about how cold it might be. don’t wade...

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tired much?

May 7, 2010 by

last night, after dinner, per my usual, i had to lay down on the couch and take 5. for some reason, after i eat any meal, i feel far...

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May 5, 2010 by

i read a great book years ago called “having a mary heart in a martha world” by joanna weaver. it talks about the story...

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things i don’t want to t...

Apr 29, 2010 by

i don’t want to talk about, ie, blog about (and yet, here i am?): how tired i am. how busy the past few weeks have been. how...

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Apr 21, 2010 by

yeah. this is the kind of day i had yesterday. not pretty.ugh. is it just me, or do kids like to misbehave more when you’re...

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Mar 19, 2010 by

(this is me. prancing with the birds in the sunshine. because sun=joy, don’t you know?!) we had a great day yesterday. yes,...

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the catch up poem

Oct 8, 2009 by

(humor me) to try to catch you up to speed-well, that would take a century‘what’s going on?’you might ask.i’ll...

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why i love today

Sep 24, 2009 by

(just real quick. i HAVE to finish this laundry and do these dishes immediately. or i might have to move out. which would be...

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look familiar?

Sep 14, 2009 by

1. my house is not always clean (the fact that i have to even say that indicates that i may have some issues) 2. however, when it is...

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work it, mama

Aug 27, 2009 by

okay- so i’m not dead. dead tired? yes. but not dead. as you all know i started a new job working part time for a family i...

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"talk about it, mom!"...

Aug 18, 2009 by

elias says this phrase all the time that kills me: he’s always saying “talk about it…”he uses it a couple...

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Jun 17, 2009 by

today i realized, not for the first time, however, that i am habitually and characteristically overzealous about “do-ing”...

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updates, edition 1: cutie pato...

Jun 11, 2009 by

edition 1: cutie patooties let’s begin the updates with my favorites- bird (pip) and fish (elias). they’re both doing...

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a joyful sorrow

May 23, 2009 by

my uncle randy passed away in his sleep early thursday morning. it’s funny, i had expected that whenever i’d get that...

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joy in the hard times

May 20, 2009 by

and now…back to your regularly scheduled programming… i should be doing the dishes right now, and flipping a load of...

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life in the fishbowl

May 8, 2009 by

maybe some of you are wondering what it’s like to be a pastor’s wife. not because you want to be one. oh, no, no one wants...

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highlights: the "on crack...

May 2, 2009 by

much to my dismay, i’ve managed to again disappear for days on end. perhaps i’ve forgotten the very realities of my life....

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uh, where’d you go?

Apr 1, 2009 by

okay, today is not proving to go as i planned. this is not the first time this has happened. my little loves have been on this funky...

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just for fun.

Mar 14, 2009 by

some friends of mine emailed this little ditty along a while back, and i always have good intentions of answering them, and never do....

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Feb 13, 2009 by

question of the day: what is WITH our obsession as a culture with productivity? why are we all so bent on making the most of every...

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it’s good to be back

Feb 2, 2009 by

i haven’t been hiding. i promise. it’s just been an eventful week.a busy exciting week.a blessed week.a fun...

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one of those days

Jan 13, 2009 by

i didn’t even get to finish this blog. it’s now thursday, and i’m laughing at this, so i’ll definitely...

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