My dear readers, I'm back!! I don't even know where to start. So much has changed since I last posted (August 2016!) that I almost feel like an entirely different person. With the birth of our daughter, Elanor, my life has been turned completely around. (Brownie points to anyone who recognizes where we got the … Continue reading New Chapters
Married LifeI am blown away at all of the blessings of married life. Staying up late reading together in bed to oldies on Pandora, making a huge mess in the kitchen as we prepare adventurous meals, impromptu waltzing in the living room when our favorite songs come on the radio, curling up on the couch with a … Continue reading At the moment…
It's been a little over two months since I entered into an entirely new, uncharted, slightly scary and altogether wonderful season of life: courtship. My best friend and I entered into our relationship, eyes wide with excitement, stomachs full of butterflies and hearts full of faith. The past nine weeks have been the most incredible of … Continue reading The Joys of Mutual Weirdness
Heidi of Along the Brandywine tagged me with this sweet little tag ages ago. I feel bad about taking this long to post it, but better late than never, right? Sorry, Heidi. 😉 These questions are just plain fun, and I've had a great time answering them. Everyone, consider yourselves henceforth tagged! 1. If you … Continue reading The Sunshine Award #2 – At Long Last
I just got back from vacation. It was a whirlwind in every sense of the word. We were going full-speed from dawn till dark every day, trying to pack in as many things as we could into seven short days. Even though the entire vacation was designed for pure fun and relaxation, I actually had a … Continue reading Just Say “Thanks”
Have you ever noticed how many older books mention God? From Sherlock Holmes to Jane Eyre, it seems that many books written before the 20th century seem to include a copious amount of Christianity. In contrast, the majority of modern Christian stories are now sharply divided from secular stories. The secular books generally leave every trace … Continue reading Oh, That Old Time Religion!
Remember me? 🙂 My apologies for neglecting this blog for so long. A lot has been going on in my life lately. I had a little run-in with a friend while playing football, and have spent the last month recovering slowly from a concussion. Then I had school to deal with - as of last Wednesday, … Continue reading Well, Hi There!
Before I start, let me say that I fully acknowledge and appreciate the convenience and portability that e-books offer. They greatly facilitate the ability to read anywhere, anytime, since almost everyone nowadays has e-book capability on their smart phones. Yet even though I have occasionally taken advantage of the nifty invention called e-books, I have … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why Paper Books are Better Than E-Books
Recently, I had a birthday, and let me tell you, it was nothing short of fabulous! Any day that combines books, the color blue, beautiful weather, a Benedict Cumberbatch movie, dear friends and church football is bound to be fantastic. Add birthday cake and candles into the mix, and it's just about perfect. If I … Continue reading A Literary Birthday Party
Today is a happy day - it's the beginning of a two-week holiday for my family! The next fortnight will be filled with traveling, visiting with family and friends, lots of laughter and no school. I'm already getting super excited about the socks I'm going to knit, the books I'm going to read and … Continue reading A Little Bit of Everything