Adoption Day!

November is National Adoption Awareness Month, and this Saturday is National Adoption Awareness Day.  Up until the last couple of years, these were things I was completely oblivious to, and quite honestly indifferent to.  This year, our family will be celebrating...

Stop to Rest

Honestly, the topic of rest is about as far from my mind as possible – and maybe yours too. I literally am running down my “to do” list in an effort to get a family of four out of town for a few days. The laundry needs doing, the dogs need a place to...

March Madness

It’s that time of year again… the time where I get excited to win the bracket challenge even though I haven’t followed college basketball all season. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t choose based on mascots or team colors, so guys don’t...

Recovery

Is anyone else recovering from the hustle and bustle of the season? The presents have all been given, the family has traveled home, the Christmas tree is officially down (lights still up due to the potential of sliding off the roof), and the recovery process has set...

Thoughts for the week of Thanksgiving…

‘Tis the season for “#noshaveNovember” and social media “#30daysofthankfulness,” and while I haven’t participated in either – one for obvious reasons, and the other because I don’t have that much time on my hands, there is something to be said about being intentional...