Monthly Archives: March 2017

Weekly Flowers

One thing I’ve been trying to be more intentional about is buying my wife flowers regularly, at least while we’re in Mexico. They’re inexpensive here and we enjoy looking at them, and yes, sometimes we do stop and smell the…roses … Continue reading

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“Bethie Crocker”

What do you do when your husband buys a dozen too many apples that were on a great deal at Sam’s Club a week or two ago? That’s right: “when life hands you apples, make applesauce.”

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Four Questions

Today, I came across a secular article regarding four questions to ask of those who seek to “volunteer in Africa.” What I read there struck me as some pretty good advice from a secular perspective that overlaps with advice that … Continue reading

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Strolling

We have had a guest with us the past two days. He is a student from MBI from Cameron’s floor in the dorm. Brennan has been traveling over the two-week spring break, and on his way back to Chicago from … Continue reading

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Second Honeymoon – Part 3 (the spectacular, awesome, and inspiring conclusion)

At this point, both of you still reading this thread are probably gullible enough to get your hopes up for such a conclusion, so I figure I don’t have much to lose in describing it this way, other than your … Continue reading

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Second Honeymoon – Part 2 (the getaway)

Yes, we finally got our getaway. For the first time since we’ve had kids (and Cameron is pushing 19 years in less than 3 months), we were sans kids for four days. Our biggest concern? Not really the transmission. Would … Continue reading

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Second Honeymoon – Part 1 (Shifting Gears)

This past week brought us to a whole set of circumstances that are difficult to put into a homogeneous theme, and yet perhaps there is one to be found. A couple months ago we made a decision concerning an annual … Continue reading

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