Allison Belisle

Wife of Joshua, Mother of Emily, Feeder of Fat Boo and lover of all things bloggable. I'm just an ex-pat Canuck, trying to make her way through the cultural anomaly that is the Lone Star State without making too many social gaffs along the way!

An introvert in an extroverted church

 Last week I wrote a little bit about how Susan Cain's book and how encouraging it was to me as an introvert.  Those thoughts have been rattling around in my head the past few days, especially yesterday as I (like many of the residents of this part of the country we call the bible belt) headed to church....more

A few perfect seconds

Managed to get both kiddos down for a nap (Em has a friend over), banana bread in the oven (the Little Miss has been asking for "mana bread" for about a week now) and sat down with a cup of coffee to read this little quotation from my friend Jer (part time philosopher, full time harried father of two): "I reject outright a life of mediocrity.. right after I'm finished shopping for some draino and coffee cream."...more
@JennaHatfield I'm glad.  :)more

Just words. But good words.

Last night we geeked in the new year by finishing up watching Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan.  This was a-okay with me as I have loved Star Trek since eighth grade and had never seen Wrath of Khan.  I'm a fan of quotes too and last night these few lines of dialogue really struck a chord with me. ...more
@Crystal Dawn Hey hon, best of luck on your journey - I'd love to hear how it goes. :)more