Do you suffer from Birthday Letdown Syndrome? Your birthday is coming, and you have such high hopes that it will be all you wished for and more. Even if you’re not a big birthday person, I’ll bet you still have a few unspoken expectations for the day. All of that anticipation builds, and no matter […]
Today, I am guest posting at What to Watch. For this week’s family movie night, we were delighted by The Peanuts Movie. Charles Schulz may be gone, but his spirit lives on through these endearing characters. Read my review here.
Our family just returned from a week-long vacation to the Northwoods of Wisconsin where we attended family camp at Fort Wilderness for our fourth year. It was wonderful! The weather was perfect, the speaker delivered timely messages, and I spent time with God in prayer and Bible reading everyday- for the first time in months. […]
Today, I am guest posting on What to Watch, where I also work as a TV and movie review editor. In honor of Once Upon a Time Camp (which I hosted and my daughters attended), our family finished out the week with a viewing of Cinderella (2015). You can read my review here.
Yesterday, I finished the book Dear Mr. Knightley. It left me dismayed and inexplicably nostalgic for the life I didn’t live. I have been thinking a lot about that lost life lately, wanting to escape to it in my mind, while being constantly redirected to reality by the people and pressures which are part of […]
Summer is just around the corner, and if we don’t plan for it now, it will be here and gone before we know it. Up here in the northern tundra, summer is our chance to cram every outdoor activity and social interaction we possibly can into 12 short weeks. As much as I want to […]
Over the years, I have developed a tender affection for Valentine’s Day. As a child, this day was marked by the painstaking effort of producing valentines for my fellow classmates, accompanied by the fear of rejection that would come if there were no reciprocal valentines in my own poorly decorated box. (Back in my day, […]
Our local Family Christian bookstore is closing next month, and everything is 50% off, so I took the kids there last week in search of a couple of children’s bibles. That search proved fruitless, but I did stumble upon a fascinating book that I was so tempted to buy, called The Brainy Bunch: The Harding […]