Category Archives: Blogging

Summer 2019 Highlights & Reflection

A quick look at our summer 2019 shenanigans with pictures and stories. Continue reading

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Picking Blackberries as a Life Analogy

Recently, my husband and I were on a hunt for wild blackberries in a natural area close to our home. If you’ve ever picked blackberries, you know that flesh wounds are nearly inevitable as the juicy berries are nestled among … Continue reading

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Mass Shootings, The Human Heart, and God

With the recent news of not one mass shooting, but TWO in 24 hours in the United States, it can be challenging to know what to say, do, or how to pray. In the last quarter-century, shootings have gone from … Continue reading

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Variety: The Spice of Life … and Writing

Many suggest that picking a niche to blog about is the way to success. They may be right, but I decline to narrow my focus. Here is a look at my wide range of topics. Continue reading

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June 2019: A Clown Car of Activity

June 2019 was a month that I can best describe as biting off more than I could chew. Or as the subject of this blog suggests, existing in a clown car – a month so jam-packed that all I could … Continue reading

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Planners and Spontaneous People: Honest Thoughts from a Planner

Like oil and water, those that like to plan their schedules in advance and those who operate with nothing but spontaneity don’t mix well. At least under natural circumstances. Planners, of which I am one, like to know what is … Continue reading

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The Strange Dynamic of Facebook Friendships

A cynical, possibly humorous discussion on the difference between real life friends and Facebook friends. Continue reading

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The Weight of the World vs. The Weight of Glory

A simple reminder of the unshakable hope the Christian has in God’s promises. Continue reading

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Traveling New Zealand: South Island Majestic Beauty

The first two weeks of 2019 found my husband Mike and I taking a road trip through the stunningly beautiful South Island of New Zealand. The how and why of our ending up there went a little something like this. … Continue reading

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Update on Running Mileage Goal

At the beginning of 2018, I wrote a post outlining my plan to run 500 miles during the course of the year. As of 12/29, I have logged 505* miles! Extremely pleased to have completed one of my goals for … Continue reading

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