This year I’m going for simple and flexible, but daily actions nonetheless. Every day I want to: Finish something I’ve been meaning to do Show love to God, to others, and even to myself Show gratitude: take care of and joy in the blessings I’ve got Let go of something that held me back the day […]
We read Luke 2 every Christmas. And every Christmas, I’ve wondered… why were they sore afraid?
While chatting over breakfast, we had realized that Disney Princesses really do tend to have animal* companions. And I think we figured out why they use that trope: a human companion would create too much competition for the movie’s primary relationship. But if a princess didn’t have a companion at all, she’d basically have to […]
“Mom, don’t take this the wrong way, but you are so adorable. It’s like you’re a cute couple, minus the couple.” – my teenage girl
“A vote for ______ is a vote for ______!” Both sides are saying it, both with hefty helpings of shame or fear. So why cast a protest vote if your candidate can’t win? It all depends on where you stand.
I jumped the gun the other day in publishing that article: now all WordPress.com site owners can help their readers check registration status, or register if needed, via SMS. If you’re on WordPress.com, you can enable it for your site’s visitors, too. Head over to https://wordpress.com/settings and select your site. Scroll down, and just under […]
“But politics are boring.” So is taking out the trash. You help shape the fate of our country whether you vote or not. So get out there and make things right.
Open wider, heart.
See what is and what is not,
Not just what could be.
What is the smell from home that you would feel most nostalgic about?
“Would you carrot all?”
A classic Valentine pun,
but these seem to care.
M: “Is your MIND BLOWN?” E: “Well, there is a slight breeze going through it.”
Tonight after dinner I turned to my son and said, “Would you put away the leftovers?”
He raised his eyebrow and said, “Do you mean put them in the fridge, or put away the leftovers?”
As soon as I wrote that title, my instinct was to save the draft and come back to writing this some other day…
Which one is better:
Sweet petite? Juicy giant?
Surprise! They’re both good.
my organic strawberries