My daughter spent a lot of time drawing this picture especially for me. Then she handed it to me SO proud and told me that the first one is me and the second one is her. And as if that wasn’t enough, she then proceeded to dramatize the picture to make sure I understood. Lovely!
I am a first time tutor at a Classical Conversations Community for homeschoolers. I hadn’t taught in a classroom for eleven years so I was a little nervous when I met with my students for the first time. I found that it all came back very naturally, and I was really loving it when one… [continue reading]
I guess it was inevitable. I watched my near two year old and only boy go get a necklace and put it on. Then he went and found a headband and fought with it until he had it just right on his head. Then perfectly satisfied he came and crawled in my lap. The next… [continue reading]
I have gotten to see my parents more than usual of late because of two funerals. My grandma passed away in July and my uncle passed away in August. In the midst of our sadness, we still managed to enjoy ourselves. My mom is known for being frank. When I arrived at Grandma’s funeral, Mom… [continue reading]
A couple of weeks ago I took the girls to their Super Reader’s Party at the Public Library where they received medals and certificates at the hand of the Mayor and First Lady of our city. As we were waiting for the ceremony to begin this is what I heard behind me: “Ya’ll knock that… [continue reading]
Continued from: How I Met My Man. Friday evening came, and as I got ready for my date with Jason, I tried to think of things to talk to him about because I was a little worried that it would be up to me to carry the conversation the entire evening. Although I really wasn’t… [continue reading]
I was out of college and teaching at a small Christian school in Lincoln, Nebraska. Everyone seemed to think that it just wasn’t right that I wasn’t married yet, and they all knew of someone that I just had to meet. At first I was horrified. I had been set up on one date in… [continue reading]
Sunday after the service I noticed Jason’s sunglasses left on the pew as he was leaving. “Hey Babe you forgot your glasses!” I called out to him and gave him my best smile. Later after we had ordered our lunch at our favorite restaurant, I noticed his sunglasses sitting on the table. “This is a… [continue reading]