Recently I told you a story from our marriage when I did the right thing. Now I’ll tell you about a time, I’m embarrassed to say, I did not. It all started when we were in the process of buying our house. The previous owner had long since moved out, but the tenant had . . . → Read More: The Unsubmissive Wife
I have never been very coherent when I first wake up. I’ll be the first to admit that! One particular time when I was in college, I had gone to bed early and was in a deep sleep, but woke up needing to go to the bathroom. My best guess was that it was . . . → Read More: Funny College Midnight Bathroom Run Story
After one of Jason’s soft ball games one day, one of the guys on the team couldn’t find his keys. Jason stayed late to help him look all around the bench and all over the field. He even asked some of the little boys if they had picked up some keys. He knew he . . . → Read More: The Case of the Missing Keys
I had the privilege of attending a small Christian Boarding high school. One of the perks of going to a small school was the opportunity to be involved. I have always loved drama. My favorite play that we did was The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. I got to be Susan.
We had our . . . → Read More: High School Play Blooper
I want to thank everyone for the birthday wishes. I really did have a great day. Now with four children I have come to understand that they are not going to become selfless little angels just because it is the anniversary of…well…anything!
I have recently gotten in touch with a couple that I went to . . . → Read More: My Birthday 2010
I was lugging in a trunk load of groceries. The kids had been so well behaved on this occasion that my mind was elsewhere. On our first trip into the house with our bags, Grace ran ahead and hid by the door. This is the usual game we play. She jumped out and said, . . . → Read More: Get with it Mom
Okay I confess. I am really struggling with Latin! I am a tutor for a Classical Conversations Community. Translated that’s a co-op where we all use the same classical curriculum and I am called a tutor rather than teacher because I am not necessarily a master in any of the subjects. Rather I am . . . → Read More: Laboring Latin
Fourteen years ago today and only four weeks after I met Jason, the man who would become my husband, he showed up on my doorstep with flowers and took me out for my birthday. We went to the Olive Garden, still a favorite of mine, and we had a very enjoyable time. The only problem . . . → Read More: Happy Birthday to Me
My senior year of college, the long time president of the school retired, and it was the first year of the new administration. After chapel one day, the guest chapel speaker joined our table for lunch. We exchanged greetings, and then to my amazement he started bad-mouthing our former president. He didn’t just say . . . → Read More: The Bad-Mouthing Chapel Speaker
The other day Jason and I were talking about our dating relationship versus our marriage relationship. I told him that marriage was quite a shocker for me because I expected him to be just as interested in my views, desires, and wishes as when we dated and…uh…he wasn’t. He didn’t really say much . . . → Read More: Marriage