Monthly Archives: March 2012

Michigan and Texas

In Michigan, one’s pride comes from having survived. In Texas, it comes from having lived. Continue reading

Posted in America, Architecture, beauty, Community, Detroit, hope, Houston, Michigan, perseverance, Texas | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Feast of Nothing

She stood in front of the open fridge shaking her head… Continue reading

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Vengeance is Mine, saith the Lord… Continue reading

Posted in America, current events, God, Jesus, John, justice, Poetry, prayer, Racism, Trayvon Martin | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Rules for Grown-Ups

Now that your a Grown Up, here’s The Rules… Continue reading

Posted in Aging, birthdays, Chelly, friendship, humor, Music, sharpies, WalMart | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Arm-Chair Quarterbacking “The Hunger Games”

Close, but no cigar. sigh… Continue reading

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Schoolish Thoughts: The Value of Silly Old Bears, and Hums

I am coming to be of the opinion that no book is more valuable to one interested in developing thoughtful children who possess long attention spans, a love for words, and warm tender hearts than The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh… Continue reading

Posted in A. A. Milne, beauty, Books, childhood, Education, Great Stories, Homeschooling, humor, Motherhood, Nostalgia, Parenting, Pooh Bear, Quotations, school, Schoolish Thoughts, The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh, Words | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Danger of Choirs

Choirs are dangerous collaborations: choirs teach us about faith… Continue reading

Posted in beauty, Bible Study, Biblical interpretation, Choirs, Christianity, church, Elijah, faith, Fundamentalism, God's love, honesty, hymns, John, loneliness, Music, pain, Peace, religion, Sundays | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

My Biblical Heroes: Abigail

The problem with wisdom is that it never visits the young; wisdom is born of pain, and it is sired by experience. Continue reading

Posted in Abigail, Bible Study, Biblical Heroes, Book of 1 Samuel, courage, faith, God, justice, King David, loneliness, love, Peace, Wisdom | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ericisms: Philosophers, Pinball Wizards, and Plane Geometry

“Mom, I did not sign up for this.” Continue reading

Posted in child-like faith, childhood, Ericisms, faith, Geometry, Homer, Homeschooling, honesty, humor, Music, Parenting, Philosophy, Poets | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Playing the Hunger Game

We see ourselves in the captivating tales… Continue reading

Posted in America, Books, Christianity, Conservatism, Culture, Great Stories, Liberalism, movies, politics, pop culture, Racism, religion, The Hunger Games, Truth | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments