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...
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...
That time we saw an amazing sunset

That time we saw an amazing sunset

When I started writing this, I really didn’t mean for it to become a 16-part series. During the last 11 years that I’ve been recounting the story of my life on this blog, it has become my memory bank. And so when cool things happen, I need to write them...
That time it stopped raining

That time it stopped raining

If you follow me on Facebook, I’m sure you’ve already heard more than enough about all the fun we had this summer making a short film for a local film fest. But there are several things about this experience I don’t want to forget, and that’s...
That time an angel showed up in my driveway

That time an angel showed up in my driveway

During the past couple of weeks, my son and I have been collaborating to create a short film for a local film fest. I wrote the screenplay, and he has been focusing on his strengths of directing, cinematography and editing. I’ve spent most of my...