Unity, Inspiration and Gymnastics

This is my first exclusively "Blog-her" post.  As I was watching the Olympic Opening Cermemony Last night I had the urge to write about it.  But my personal blog is more focused on mental health and while I do veer from time to time to write about my general musings as a follower of Jesus, I want to keep it (somewhat) focused on Christianity as it pertains to mental health.  So, I'll give this a shot.  Thanks for reading.  :-)...more

My Son is in the Olympics

(Cue the booming drum) DUM, DUM, DUM, DUM ...(Cue the bugles) Dum, dum, de dum dum dum dum, dum dum de dum ....Allow me to translate. That, my friends, is the thrilling and iconic Olympics refrain, which is giving me goose bumps even now. BECAUSE MY SON EVAN IS IN THE OLYMPICS!!...more
That was my son! He was in the Industrial Revolution part. :)more

Disparaging Handcrafts In The Name Of Law – How Far Does It Push Us Back?

Well the lack of a good apology from the USOC continues. They seem to stand by the attitude that we have denigrated and disrespected, with no correction or word since the 2nd apology saying, "we know you clearly didn't mean to."...more

Crocheters/knitters didn’t “intend” to denigrate. That’s not an apology USOC.

Ugh. To follow up on yesterday's brouhaha with the Olympic Committee's letter to Ravelry: Looks like we've hit the big time. Crocheters and knitters took center stage in the news.Gawker was the first to cover Ravelry's plight. Though their take on the story handily left crocheters out of the picture....more

Kerri Walsh Announces Partnership with Pampers heading into London 2012 Olympic Games

Procter & Gamble, a Worldwide Olympic Partner, recently announced its sponsorship of 28 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. These athletes will represent 13 iconic P&G brands, including Tide®, Crest®, Duracell®, Gillette®, Pampers® and others at the London 2012 Games. These world class athletes are part of the company’s global campaign that includes sponsorship of more than 150 athletes around the world....more

Freddie Roach volunteers to help coach Team USA Men’s and Women’s Boxing Olympians!

Freddie Roach volunteers to help coach Team USA Men’s and Women’s Boxing Olympians! ...more