Monthly Archives: June 2014

An Unexpected Gift

Bicentennial Garden statueMy husband gave me a great gift this weekend. It wasn't the new Kindle I have been researching, nor was it the new iphone case I have been thinking about. Instead, in the midst of a conversation we were having in the living room, about the complexities of life and parenting, he very…
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Wish I Liked Soccer

Today Germany and the USA play each other in the World Cup. I know this because my co-workers tell me, my Facebook friends tell me, the morning news tells me. I know the World Cup is soccer because, well you'd have to be a hermit at this point not to know that (but then again…
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Make Time for Rainbows

They say you make time for what's important to you. That's true. If I say I want to write, but don't open up my laptop (or grab pen and paper), then I don't. If I say I want to have quiet time/bible study in the morning, but spend that 15 minutes on Facebook and then…
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Never going to be a ballerina . . .

White Christmas DancingI recently went to a dance recital  for a friend of my daughter. I realized I'm never going to be a ballerina, or a tap dancer. Of course I've never taken a dance lesson in my life so it's never truly been a dream of mine.In high school I took a drama class…
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