Rough-cut wood tables and farm land to sit in Bright metal kettles to boil corn and shrimp in Brown paper runners, jars tied with string These are a few of … Continue reading
I’m melting: yes of heat, but mostly of exhaustion. I’m a kick-the-kids-out-of-the-house-to-play, drink out of the water hose if you get thirsty kind of mom. But we are nearing that … Continue reading
Some of you already know all of this, and some of you don’t. It’s sure to be almost as enthralling as watching paint dry, so I won’t be offended if … Continue reading
We all know the pool rules. Don’t eat for 30 minutes before swimming, lest you cramp up and drown. …unless you’re at a swim meet. In which case, carbo-load, jump … Continue reading
You’re aware that you don’t have it all together, and that’s a good thing because it makes it easier to trust God to hold it all together for you. Still, don’t simply acknowledge your lack and leave it where it is. That’s fruitless. Make efforts for improvements, not excuses.
Four years ago, by law, he finally took our name: the last name of the family he belongs to and the first and middle names that we chose for him. … Continue reading