“Pack it up, kid…” It’s time to go!

“Pack it up, kid…” It’s time to go!

What is a young adult thinking about when he’s just a day away from moving into freshman year of college? I asked my son, Andrew, to write a guest post to give us a peak inside his brain. He unravels his web of thoughts and emotions and throws in a few Marvel...
Skin Deep

Skin Deep

During the last year, I’ve been blessed to get to know my friend, Joy. I only learned recently that three years ago, she went through an incredible journey with skin cancer. She had six surgeries, including a complete facial reconstruction, to battle an...
What I loved in March

What I loved in March

This is my third month in a row to look back at the month and recap some of the things I loved. So, in March, I’ll start by saying I’m starting to love remembering the things I loved 🙂 March was a huge month for our family for a couple of reasons related...
That time love won

That time love won

Dozens of people gathered on our deck on a warm evening in early August for hamburgers and hot dogs. Some of these people we’ve known for more than a decade. Others, we were meeting for the first time that night. Many of them have multiple kids involved in...
Saying good-bye to summer

Saying good-bye to summer

On the last day of summer break, I spent four hours floating in circles around a lazy river. For the first two hours, I was with my two teen-age boys and my son’s girlfriend, and the last two hours I got rare and cherished one-on-one time with just my...