my favorites

raindrops on roses and other things.

i forgot how big

So, I have a confession to make. My sisters and I love the movie "Joe Versus the Volcano." It's like we are in this little club of extreme geeks who are the only ones who will get it when we say blankly to each other, I have no response to that. Or I know he can get...

What Would Jane Do?

Not my Jayne. My Jayne would crawl into the pantry and eat goldfish crackers straight out of the box and get them all over the floor. And then she would look up at me with those cute pig tails and get away with it. No. The Jane. Ms. Austen, to be more exact. I was at...

a new christmas hymn and some favorites…

I started off my Christmas season by attending the Epcot World Showcase Candlelight Processional. Gary Sinise was the narrator, and as he narrated Luke 2, it was obvious that this wasn't about him. He has been doing this for 10 years. I really enjoyed it. I just...

bowls

When we moved into this home, the previous tenants had left some dishes. Here is an email I sent to my husband regarding these bowls...kind of gives you an inside view of the antics he has to put up with on a daily basis. He lovingly refers to it as "whimsy." This is...

i did it!

So, I did it. I went to DisneyWorld. And for all of you who want to know, I did all of the Must-Do rides, like: And: This one was hilarious to be in--because my sister and I love it--and we were singing along and having a fabulous time, and everyone else was like not...

here be dragons

-1- My 12 and ups really like fantasy novels, but finding a series that is worth reading is tough.  In a genre that has the potential to uplift and inspire (C.S. Lewis and Tolkien being prime examples), it seems difficult to find a series that does just that. I spent...

stroke of brilliance

I am full of brilliance! Okay, maybe not brilliance.  But, I am shiny at the very least! So, put on your sunglasses so you won't be blinded and read on... -1- Do you ever feel like Pinterest is kind of a little bit of a waste of time?  Well, I have found a brilliant,...

zizzer-zazzer-zuz

Today is Dr. Seuss' 108th birthday. Since I grew up thinking Dr. Seuss was actually a doctor, insisting that, in fact, a Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuz must have indeed at one time existed, considering it was documented in The Doctor's ABC's anthology (and, secretly, if the truth...

five favorite books

Heather was an inspiration today with her post on her five favorite books, because really, I did not have five things this Friday. I barely made it through the entire Friday, because we moved rooms yesterday, and several of our girls were so giddy with their new...