A Walk in the Woods, by Bill Bryson, has been one of my favorite books for almost a decade now. Since that time, I have read it twice and recently commenced a third go-around in honor of the movie. I am enjoying it just as much this time as I did the first, and find… Continue reading the 5 stages of reading A Walk in the Woods
Okay, here it is. After much research, consideration, and pirate prospecting (not as dirty as it sounds...unless you ask a studio executive), I present to you my top five highlights from Comic-Con 2015. Enjoy! #5 - Fox's Deadpool / Fantastic 4 / X-Men: Apocalypse Gotta' give these guys low marks out of the gate for… Continue reading Comic-Con 2015: reflections, predictions, and knee-jerk reactions
At the risk of losing all of my fangirl street cred, I have to make an important confession: I did not hate the 2003 Daredevil movie. The script was weak, granted, and it struggled with tone and motivation (Am I an action movie? A thriller? A romance? Which one will make the most money?). But… Continue reading Daredevil: a redemption story
My family has an unparalleled gift of gab. I'm sure other families feel this way too, and I imagine one or two of them might be able to keep up with us for a few stretches at a time. But let's just say that if conversation were an Olympic sport, the IOC would have to… Continue reading pledges, prayers, and promises
My youngest daughter is a stunningly beautiful five-year-old with bronze hair and hazel-green eyes. She is the fire and the clown in our family, always moving at full velocity and stopping only to sleep, if then. She fears nothing and examines everything; we joke that when she grows up, she will be a doctor by… Continue reading emerging incisors and other signs of spring
There is nothing that Big Food or any other world system can offer me - no taste, treat, buzz, or sense of satisfaction - that is not only available, but actually better and more fulfilling when I get it naturally, as close to God's original form as possible.
Item #243 from today's to-do list, complete: I just updated my website with a fresh list of freelance copywriting services available! Check it out here. Now for the other 242 (because I totally didn't do them in order)...