My husband has accepted a position at a new engineering firm. I am really sad to see him leave his job of over eight years because he has enjoyed it all these years, but a growing family and things such as BILLS drove him to interview in search of a salary increase. He has had . . . → Read More: You said what?
Usually I tell you about things chronologically, but with my trip to Peru I’ve gone more topical and have skipped around here and there. Maybe that’s just how my brain is functioning right now I’m not sure. Oh the embarrassing things I say…
On one of the flights home I was sitting by Carly . . . → Read More: Embarrassing things I say
Oh the things I’ve said that I wish I could take back. Shocking they are, the words after my ears hear them, and I realize how they must have sounded to others around me. Many are the times I wish I could crawl into a hole.
I was thinking about such an incident from my . . . → Read More: Insulting Words
As I’ve shared in the past, when my husband can be very one track minded. He can be so focused on something that at times he doesn’t know what his own hands are doing. This can make for some funny situations.
One time we were visiting at the house of some friends. My husband had . . . → Read More: Funny Family Stories about my husband
We eat a lot of granola bars around here. I love to cook breakfast food; I do, just not until evening. First thing in the morning I might burn the house down! So I stock up on granola bars whenever they are on sale. This time Fiber One Bars just happened to be one of . . . → Read More: Fiber One Bars
You know how I told you last week that Little Jason was so excited to have the same preschool teachers as last year? Yeah, well, that’s interesting. I took him the second week and dropped him off. He was equally excited. I was merrily doing my shopping when the phone rang. “Oh no, I hope . . . → Read More: Mom strikes again
My senior picture
Our boarding high school was associated with a retirement center for elderly missionaries. When the opportunity became available to adopt a grandparent I happily volunteered. I’ve always loved people of all ages. It sounded like fun.
Oh man. From the time I met the couple it was obvious. The man loved . . . → Read More: Adopt a Grandparent
This is the eighth post in a series written by Frieda, my mother. These are her memories of Sara her first rambunctious child and their adventures on the mission field. Click this link to start at the beginning.
One day when she was about three, I took her to the post office with me. . . . → Read More: Embarrassing Kids
It was day two of the THSC Convention and Family Conference. After a full day of sessions, we were excited to see John R Erickson, the author of the Hank the Cow Dog books, in concert.
We had gone out to eat and thought we left plenty of time to get back to the concert, . . . → Read More: Meeting Hank the Cow Dog
Jason and I had been dating for a couple of months when one evening he went with me to the school where I worked (I taught Spanish at a small Christian school and I was close to a lot of the kids.) so that I could finish preparing my lesson plans for the following day.
. . . → Read More: Embarrassing Moments