The mystery of the three keys

The mystery of the three keys

About three weeks ago, our teens had a bunch of friends come over for a bonfire and s’mores. As it was getting dark, they were all playing spike ball and just generally having fun in the backyard. One of the boys was twirling a lanyard with his key chain on it....
Change always happens

Change always happens

At the beginning of the year, I started going through a daily devotional called, “100 Days to Brave.” The plan was that if I started in January, I would finish by early April, just in time for my 50th birthday. All of the bravery I planned to acquire also...
Because creativity takes courage

Because creativity takes courage

I had a few hours to myself this morning, so I decided to spend the time in Starbucks working through some ideas. As I was walking out, a man held the door open for me. “I wanted to tell you that I really like your laptop,” he said. “Oh,...
Life in the Middle, Episode 11

Life in the Middle, Episode 11

Alayna and I are back with episode 11 of Life in the Middle! In this FARM LIFE edition, we visit the farm in southern Illinois. Alayna is the one driving in this episode and we discuss our vast farm life knowledge. We take a look at Kent’s farm boy boots, play...