Book Review: Sisterchicks Down Under!

It’s been 5 years since my last Sisterchicks adventure, so I decided it was time for another one.  Last time, it was Finland.  This time, New Zealand.  It’s quite honestly the cheapest vacation I’ve ever had. I thought I’d be catching up with old friends.  But no, we were introduced to two new friends, Kathleen … [Read more…]

Look at Our God

We shout!  Say “Wow!” (WOW!) Look at our God! Look at our God! It’s VBS week at Christ Fellowship, and you know what that means.  Okay, maybe you don’t.  Stir together a whole lot of excitement, blend with a huge dose of creativity, and throw in a few hundred volunteers.  Spread throughout the entire church … [Read more…]

Book Review: You Herd Me!

…and now for something COMPLETELY different. I’m not usually a fan of nonfiction.  Matt bought me a book on Terry Francona for my birthday one year.  I have to dust it off every so often…like, literally.  With a dustcloth.  We purchased a whole set of books on marriage when we were newlyweds.  They’ve looked terrific … [Read more…]

Thanks, Dad

A longtime friend and I were catching up recently.  He shared with me that his father had recently passed away, a man I knew only briefly but definitely someone I would characterize as “one of the good guys.”  Having lost my own father, I can empathize with his deep sadness and sense of loss as … [Read more…]

Book Review: Jacob’s Oath

This is the summer of the the new arrivals.  Here is another gem I discovered in those lovely bookshelves at the front of the library, those shelves that allowed me to avoid climbing the staircase only a couple weeks after my knee surgery.  Yay for new arrivals! It seems as though I am drawn to … [Read more…]

Book Review: The Nightspinners

Remember my last post about popcorn books?  And how Girl Soldier was definitely NOT a popcorn book?  Well, guess what?  This one is.  In fact, if you look in the dictionary under the phrase “popcorn book” you’ll see this picture. This book was a real change of pace for me, a sort of supernatural thriller.  … [Read more…]