What I loved in September

What I loved in September

When I began this exercise back in January of recapping my favorite books, shows and movies for the month, I had no idea it would tell such a story of my general thought patterns and life events. Looking back, it’s amazing to see how the books I read were a...
Under His wings you will find refuge

Under His wings you will find refuge

I was sitting on my deck a few nights ago, watching the sunset when my phone dinged alerting me to a text message. “Check out the clouds.” I looked at my phone, then up at the sky. A good chunk of my view was blocked by our willow tree, which has been...
Reminders are everywhere… on Grown and Flown

Reminders are everywhere… on Grown and Flown

Hey, friends! I’m writing this week over at Grown and Flown. And of all things… about my kid’s dirty socks! It’s amazing how much your perspective changes when you are missing your kid at college. Let me know if anyone can relate! My son is in...
Embracing the future

Embracing the future

A few weeks ago, I was sitting in church daydreaming. I know this is probably something I shouldn’t admit: Me, letting my mind wander during the pastor’s message. But when I snapped myself back to reality, I realized something was different about the...
There’s a chipmunk in my toilet on Scary Mommy

There’s a chipmunk in my toilet on Scary Mommy

As a former newspaper reporter, I like to believe I know a good story when I see one. So, when a chipmunk ran inside my house on Sunday and jumped in my toilet, I felt it was my civic duty to make other people aware of the issue. Little did I know I wasn’t the...