10 Traits My Tween & Teen Have Acquired From Participating in Live Theater

Edd and I created drama daughters. For this musical loving mama, all is right with the world. My football fanatic, Sports Radio listening, ESPN watching spouse spent years wishing the girls would show some interest in a ball or a bat or a finish line ....more

Mark Driscoll Impacts the Non-Mars Hill People, Too.

Wednesday, news broke of Mark Driscoll’s resignation from the Mars Hill enterprise he created. I’ve hesitated writing about Driscoll out of respect for my many friends who attend his church. Now, he’s stepped down ....more

A Pep-Talk to Get Me Through My 40s

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Celebrating Others On Her Birthday

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Still Behind, But Still Moving: A Self Pep-Talk

After 1 year I’m still one of the slowest at boot camp, but I’m still working out. After 2 years I’m still in therapy, but each time I learn a little more about myself. After 3 years of blogging I’m still an “unknown”, but I’m still writing ....more

I Won't Celebrate Columbus Day

Taino Tribe Since 1937, the United States has been given the closest Monday to the 12th of October to celebrate Christopher Columbus. Today, I won’t go to the bank and there will be no mail in my lock-box. Some of you have children off of school, though our district is in full session ....more

Goodbye, Jan Hooks

Dear Jan Hooks, Yesterday at 4:30 in the afternoon, I mindlessly scrolled through Twitter and saw your name trending. I had that millisecond of excitement, hoping another movie or TV role was in store for you. The joy turned to devastation in a heartbeat....more

Goodbye, Jan Hooks

Dear Jan Hooks, Yesterday at 4:30 in the afternoon, I mindlessly scrolled through Twitter and saw your name trending. I had that millisecond of excitement, hoping another movie or TV role was in store for you. The joy turned to devastation in a heartbeat ....more

How Solving a Marriage Conflict Helped Me Solve a God Conflict

 Throughout our 18+ years of marriage, Edd and I have developed some quirky patterns....more