Some Snail Slurps and A Tree Frog

First the children got the cold. Quinten sounds like a chain-smoking waitress in a seedy coffee shop. If Sheldon and Quinten's noses entered the Boston Marathon, they'd come in first and second place. Yes. That's how fast they run. You're welcome.We've been surviving by watching Peter Pan over, and over and over. I yell "Stop … Continue reading Some Snail Slurps and A Tree Frog

Me on a Tuesday: Textbook Narcissism and Absolute Silliness

So whilst I was away from my 'umble blog, a lot of you said you missed me. I was 'umbled. It got me to thinking though, thinking that we've never met. I thought about my Uncle Ron, Rondo, Ronnie, and how he loves my blog but was unimpressed by my real life presence. I am … Continue reading Me on a Tuesday: Textbook Narcissism and Absolute Silliness

An Important Service Announcement

Tomorrow I am moving away, and the more I pack, the messier my house gets, and the more random shoes I find....or should I say "shoe" because, inevitably the other half of the pair has been packed yesterday. I know, don't pack a shoe until you find it's friend! I blame Derrick. He started packing … Continue reading An Important Service Announcement

Offspring and Offshoots

As we drove past run down buildings, and sweaty looking men in cowboy hats, and scary looking men with shaved heads and tattoos and tank tops on bikes grasping brown bags...I thought of how different I am from Jesus. He was not afraid of barns and sawdust and broken down buildings; He loved to talk … Continue reading Offspring and Offshoots

Wearing Our Crazy Hats in Our Crazy House on A Crazy Day

The washing machine is dowacka-do-ing and I have had a shower. The small batman that ran around all morning in nothing but a cape and a wild imagination? He's dressed now in his boring Bruce Wayne clothes.The baby who woke up demanding "Mik! Mi! Mik!" ("milk" you guys. He was saying "milk") has gone back … Continue reading Wearing Our Crazy Hats in Our Crazy House on A Crazy Day

The List I Wrote While Everyone Else Watched ‘National Velvet’

"For us the windes do blow, The earth dost rest, heav'n move, and fountains flow. Nothing we see, but means our good, As our delight, or as our treasure:The whole is, either cupboard of food, Or cabinet of pleasure."-George HerbertI'm practicing the art of seeing the wide world, this beautiful earthly home of ours. I'm … Continue reading The List I Wrote While Everyone Else Watched ‘National Velvet’

The Yeast of the Pharisees And The Tortillas In My Pantry

"There is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known. What you have said in the dark will be heard in the daylight, and what you have whispered in the ear in the inner rooms will be proclaimed from the roofs." -Luke 12:2-3The time came to put things … Continue reading The Yeast of the Pharisees And The Tortillas In My Pantry