Category: Other Stuff

Mr. John – What the Bus Driver Taught Me

Yet another school year behind us and two more school supply lists already in front of me. (No lie.) Summer is here! This past school year, the girls got a new bus driver and although we have liked them all, this year’s was our favorite. I think he reminded the girls of their grandpa. He Read More

Days Like This

This morning I took a time out from life. I shared breakfast with some women who challenge me, inspire me and love on me. I was wrapped in nature, surrounded by vibrant wild flowers, buzzing busy bees and towering oak trees. A cool breeze touched my shoulder and I whispered words of thanks to my Read More

Soundtracks For Summer

This was the soundtrack in our house while we played, ate, cleaned and rested this week: Carpenter’s, Bon Iver, Ray Lamontagne, Alex Clare, Adele, Imagine Dragons, Band of Horses, Sia, Gungor, Carol King, the Annie soundtrack, Phil Whickham, Milk Carton Kids, David Crowder, Frank Sinatra, All Sons & Daughters, Etta James, Ray Charles, Van Morrison, Read More

Lamp shade + Literature = Awesome

I keep getting these creative bursts lately and I’m powerless when “the force” takes over me. The latest one started when I found a unique lamp base for a steal at Target, (it was originally $50 marked down to $12.99!) So, obviously I bought it and remembered an old lamp shade that was in storage Read More