January’s Brilliant Blog Winners!

As you may know if you read any of my posts last week, I’ve launched a new contest this year. I’m recognizing outstanding blogs. Blogs that catch my eye. Blogs that I love. In choosing blogs for this award, I follow the rubric below. Now, keep in mind, anytime there’s a contest that pits one thing against the other, a judge’s …

Will 2016 be better?

I don’t want to be a downer, but 2015 for me was the pits in many ways. But guess what? God is still on the throne and Jesus is coming soon! Will He come in 2016? Who will be elected president? If you listen to the doomsayers, it’s going to be a defining year and danger is just around the …

The most adorable elf

Like many of us moms, grandmas and pastor’s wives, I’m  more than a little swamped this Christmas season. Thankfully, That Dad Blog has posted some of the most adorable real-life baby elf on the shelf photos you’ll ever see! Enjoy! Click to see Our Real Life Elf on the Shelf Tweet this: Dad Transforms His Adorable 4-Month-Old Son into a Real-Life Elf …

Time — it’s not what you think!

Today I’m blogging on my teaching portfolio website. Please check it out and let me know what you think! I have some happy news to share there.  Yes, I have a life outside of writing. Believe it or not. I’d like to think it makes me a better writer. Mostly, though, I think it makes me tired. That one time …

To my dear readers

Dearest Most Darling Reader, My website hosting is weird. Half the time it doesn’t let me in to blog. In its eagerness to protect me from hackers it even blocks ME! And the server people don’t work on weekends (when I have more time to blog) so by the time I’m allowed back in to work, my inspiration has flown …