Monthly Archives: June 2007

30th Anniversary of Star Wars!

It is hard to believe that I am old enough to celebrate this monumentous anniversary … but alas, I remember seeing Star Wars at the movie theatre as a child. I hated it then, but I am in love with it now. Especially Yoda. He has become one of my spiritual advisors….“Fear is the path […]

We Are A Neilsen Family!

Call me silly, (you won’t be the first), but I have always wanted to be selected as a Neilsen-Ratings family. Though we do not watch much TV at all – I have always wanted to have our TV choices “count” … sort of like a “vote” for what is good television and what is not. […]

Zen and the Art of Hanging Laundry.

I love hanging our laundry out to dry in the summertime. It is a task that puts me into a peaceful, meditative state. I love the smell of the laundry on the line. I love the look of our clothes swaying in the breeze. I love that it is a task that can be done […]

A Letter to My Son. RE: “What We Do”

Dear Isaac, Today, I took you to the place that I used to work at for the two years before you came home to us. So many of my former co-workers have become great friends of mine. Most of them prayed for you throughout our adoption journey. And many of them have been there for […]

Chickens on the Homestead.

I have always loved chickens … not for eating … but for watching, patting and enjoying. They are really amazing creatures. They are intelligent, curious, playful, and have the capacity to reciprocate affection to any human that takes the time to befriend them. In fact, I have 4 pet chickens that will follow me around […]