The other day, I was talking to someone about Captain America. I said how much I admired Steve Rogers's character. "I've never really cared for him," the other person said. "He's just too nice." It's not a new sentiment - objecting to characters because they're too good. It's an objection that I've heard many times, … Continue reading No More Mr. Nice Guy
Yesterday, one of my dearest, most treasured dreams became a reality. I got a trench coat. I can't exactly remember when my fascination with trench coats came about. It seems that in every movie I watch, and book I read, at least one character has one of these incredible coats. (And more often than not, it's … Continue reading Keep Calm And Wear A Trench Coat
What are some of the most important things you've learned from having a job of your own? God has used this new job of mine to teach me tons of life-lessons. It has NOT been easy (I've had quite a few meltdowns) but looking back on how far God has brought me in my walk with Him, I … Continue reading Interview
I'm feeling very special. I did my very first tag one week ago, and already another friend has tagged me! Maribeth, LouisianaPatriette, of the Formidable Courage (see blogroll) is a dear friend of mine. She is a wonderful fellow blogger, fellow book-lover and fellow Bluestocking. She was kind enough to nominate me (along … Continue reading Encore!
My dear friend and fellow blogger, Emily (of becomingemily.wordpress.com) has tagged me! As a little girl, I just adored games of favorites. I would drive my sister crazy asking questions like, "If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?" or "If you had to listen to … Continue reading Tag, I’m it!
Over the past few months, I've noticed a trend in the stories I've come across. I found, to my surprise, that it is in almost every story ever made. Think over all the movies you've watched, and books you've read. If they're good stories, they are almost guaranteed to have this theme at some level. … Continue reading No Greater Love