Our funny little two-year-old

At dinner last night, Derek and I were discussing Jonathan’s going to kindergarten. Sure, it’s 2 1/2 years away, but he’s absolutely obsessed with the school bus and talks about it constantly, so I tell him “when you’re five.” After...
Half a century

Half a century

Last weekend, we attended a 50th wedding anniversary celebration for two of our church members. Derek did a renewal/reaffirmation of their vows (not sure about the correct terminology), we had a lovely meal, and the karaoke began. The whole night was great fun and a...
Winter Weather

Winter Weather

A few weeks after we moved to Tennessee in January 2006, Derek took Kate to preschool and I settled in for a productive morning of work. A few minutes later, he called. “I’m bringing Kate home,” he said. “Today’s a snow day.” I...

Flashback

I was listening to Issues, Etc. tonight while washing dishes, and a caller commented on a segment with Pastor David Petersen about miscarriage. Suddenly I was struck hard with the memory of sitting on an examination table in the hospital in Fort Wayne in late...
Too much and too little

Too much and too little

My theme these last few months seems to be too much to say, too little time to say it, and too much to say about things I shouldn’t be saying on the world wide web. Thus, relative silence. Not to be mysterious. Life is like this: get sucked into the work vortex...