The NewBec

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Rest for the Restless

Sometimes, rest is doing the work. And yes, resting well is worship.

October 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

In Which We Met Him

Half a decade.   It was five years ago today that the Rev and I were a bundle of nerves, on our way to meet our precious son.  Meeting a … Continue reading

October 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Because He’s 5: Minecraft-ish Party Resources and a Whole-Hander’s Survey

Upon planning the big 5 birthday bash, I was excited when Cheeks decided on Minecraft.  This is not because I have any particular personal affinity for Minecraft, it is because making a Minecraft … Continue reading

October 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Piano Repurposing, Baby Steps 1 & 2

We have made a small step of progress in the piano repurposing department. I say baby step, because there is still a whole lot of piano left to repurpose, and … Continue reading

September 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

An Apple Pie Without Cheese

“An apple pie without cheese is like a kiss without a squeeze.” If an apple pie is somehow the topic of conversation, you can rest assured that this phrase will … Continue reading

September 17, 2015 · 2 Comments

Off Kilter

Stuffed amidst the clutter of my desk drawer, I found this box of pencils.  It must have been a purchase intended for the fulfillment of J’s school supply list from … Continue reading

September 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

You Are My Sunshine: Beach Vacation, Volume 4

I’m happy to be home. Really, I am. But sometimes we all could use an extra dose of sunshine to our day. Happy photodump.

September 1, 2015 · Leave a comment