I don’t know if you’ve ever watched anyone build a website–and I don’t mean start a blog or drag-and-drop into a pre-existing format. Although, let’s be honest, I couldn’t do either of those things, …Read More →
This past weekend I read a short section from Bittersweet at Willow’s weekend gathering.Becky sang the old hymn, “Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me,” and before the last verse I read a bit of “Learning to Swim,” Bittersweet’s first …Read More →
It’s been one of those months that feels like it’s a year long–so much intensity and so many experiences packed into a short season that I’m reeling a bit, tired and unable to make …Read More →
A month ago Aaron and I were driving home from a friend’s house. It was a snowy dark night, and we had just returned from vacation a few days earlier. All that Christmas cheer …Read More →
I’m in the super-home stretch of finishing the Bittersweet manuscript, which means it feels like I’m working/writing/editing all the time. It’s hard work, and at the same time good, energizing work. I’m beginning to see things …Read More →
Oh, it seems like our vacation was six months ago! Real life since our return has been intense, and that lingering vacation spirit of rest and steel drums and rum punch receded pretty quickly this …Read More →
Happy New Year!
We’re back from Green Turtle Cay, the kooky little island that’s become our favorite family place. A few highlights:
1. Lobster. Todd and Aaron were master hunters this year, and we ate …Read More →
“In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. And everyone went to his own town to register.
So Joseph also went up from …Read More →
It’s literally ZERO degrees in Chicago today, with a windchill that makes it feel twenty below. It’s the scary kind of weather, where gas freezes in tanks and doors ice shut, where a failing …Read More →