Is it just me, or when a parent decides to set out and do something non-kid related, it's that exact moment all your kids decide to wind up and hoof you in the teeth? It's as if they're unanimously agreeing, "How dare you think of anything on this planet apart from us?" My kids are … Continue reading Writing A Book With Kids (WABWK)
Straight up, I have a lot of books. That shouldn't come as much of a surprise to many of you. At Christmas, most of my presents are fresh printer-and-ink-smelling rectangles in tacky Christmas wrap, simply because I make it easy for my husband to guess what I want by constantly adding a pile of Marissa … Continue reading Can I be in your Shelfie?
Dreams. Dreamy dreams. Dreaming of dreamy dreams. We all have that one dream, the one that never goes away, even if life provides a heaping pile of lofty distractions. Occasionally something reminds us of it and we pause to go back to dreamland for a moment. We let out a long dramatic sigh and for … Continue reading A Glimpse of Rome Through Geeky Glasses
When life is coming at you like a hoard of angry zombies, and you just feel like you're about to get eaten alive, lift your eyes up to Jesus. He's a heart-loving-zombie-crushing-pound-on-Satan's-face kinda guy. And in your worst moments, even when you feel disconnected or like you've lost your way, Jesus still knows you by … Continue reading Flesh Eaters.