What I Learned in March


* I love when snow falls during Winter – not so much when it falls during Spring. This was last Monday. * There really is no way to sugar coat this to make it sound better – I am on a journey for a happy gut. My gut has been unhappy for a while now. […]

When I Have Crossed the Bar


Sunset and evening star, And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning of the bar, When I put out to sea, But such a tide as moving seems asleep, Too full for sound and foam, When that which drew from out the boundless deep Turns again home. Twilight and evening bell, […]

When Being Told You Look Like a Man is a Good Thing

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A few weeks ago I spent a weekend in Charlotte with Myquillyn, Emily & Kendra. It was just what my soul needed at that time. A quiet weekend away, surrounded by good friends & great conversations. On Saturday afternoon we shopped around for a few hours at The Depot at Gibson Mill, a huge antique […]

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Fascinating photo, right? But stop & take a minute to read this post despite the ugly photograph. This is a picture of a crack in my fender above my front tire on the drivers side. Earlier this week I was driving home after dinner with a dear friend when an idiot decided to sideswipe my […]


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“Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life…to work with your hands.” 1 Thessalonians 4:11 Make. Lead. Quiet. Work. Serve. Help. “Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.” 1 Peter 4:10 That’s our family goal for 2015. To be QUIET. You’re […]