A Real Summer Break

A Real Summer Break

A Real Summer Break Wow! I have not posted in a while. That is the type of summer it had been. I unintentionally took a real summer break from blogging – among other things. And the weather did not help. I had so many plans, but the blazing heat changed them...
NOW I KNOW: Staying Up All Night

NOW I KNOW: Staying Up All Night

I don’t recall what year it was, but it happened – the one Christmas that I stayed up through the night and throughout the next day. I have not done that since. Even when I have tried, I must take a nap. So what warranted pulling an overnighter? Sonic the...
Five, Favorite, Orange

Five, Favorite, Orange

So my daughter Eden became five years old today. We have endured the months of “When is my birthday?” and now the time is here. Finally. It always cracked me up when we would celebrate someone else’s birthday, and she would immediately ask, “When is my birthday?”...
Painting with Purpose

Painting with Purpose

My daughter, Eden, is my second favorite person in the world – second to my wife (duh). She asked me to paint her nails again, so of course I did. Now for those who have taken on this task, I applaud you. Painting nails is already a challenge, but to paint a...