To those of you who took children to, volunteered at, led classes for, made food for, participated in water play/ skits/ stories … all in the name of church camp/ VBS/ kids day camp and beyond … CONGRATULATIONS. You survived. I survived. The kids are exhausted and there is a high chance that you and… Read More Church Camp Survival Guide
A few months back, my children wanted to make donuts. We don’t usually fry things in our home so we opted for baked donuts. Less messy. Less tasty. Choose your battles. Eric captured this photo and I’m so glad because the moment it was over, the girls were fighting over who was closest to the… Read More Top 4 Nots
A while ago I had the opportunity to visit a local prison for a mentor facilitation seminar. I had little information walking in to this experience, but I had visited a women’s prison while I was attending the one-year discipleship program mentioned in my prior post. The women I met and the experience was incredibly… Read More Lessons from prison … no underwires!
Having grown up in the Bay Area, a new restaurant opening seemed like such a regular occurrence, I hardly took notice. Living in a small town near Yosemite, a new restaurant or store or family is all the thrill. Newspapers and local websites draw our attention there. Daters go from the comfort of their favorite… Read More Correction at the round table
It must be a book year. Multiple books were gifted to me for Christmas and for my birthday. I continue to hear, “You should read …”, “Have you read …”, “Oh, the author _______ … you’d love his/ her books!”. My bedroom dresser has a stack on top. My Amazon list is cued up and… Read More Welcome To The Table