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.
What is the smell from home that you would feel most nostalgic about?
M: “Is your MIND BLOWN?” E: “Well, there is a slight breeze going through it.”
First of the season
It’s too cold for your sweet scent
But I’ll stop to look
A new extension
for naming homes on the web.
The reviews for our tiny resort suggested, “Ask about the Frisky Kitty.”
I could feel the frost coming on tonight, so I picked the last of the nearly-ripes by moonlight. My effort may be futile; they say only a vine can ripen this properly. And I’ve had far more than my fair share. It just seems such a waste to throw it away without trying. We’ll see […]
It’s back-to-school time, and sidewalks that cross the pickup and dropoff lanes at your local schools are extremely dangerous.
This morning, the first day of middle school, a woman nearly ran into me. I watch for cars, of course. But I was already halfway across, and she was just in that big of a hurry.
This morning I got a video chat from my girl, who is camping in California with her dad right now. She was just hopping out of the tent to show me around: “So when I was a kid, video calls were a thing of the future — something that would only happen on The Jetsons […]