Talking Tips

Sometimes, a man has to talk to a horse. About important business. Most people tend to shy away from topics that make us uncomfortable or avoid people who seem … [Read more...]

Mind the Flowers


Recently, over breakfast, I asked Emma (13) and Ben (10) what I should blog about. They both said I should use spring weather and blooming flowers. Does that mean they are … [Read more...]

The Tree

German Christmas music is still the first thing I think of when it comes to decorating a Christmas tree. Every year Mom carefully retrieved the albums Dad had sent her after … [Read more...]

Hope and Wasps


Do you ever feel like your Hope has a wasp nest on it? It isn't always noticeable. Sometimes you have to look really hard to find it. And when you look really hard and DO … [Read more...]

To Post or Not to Post

I do love to hang out on Twitter and Facebook. Don't even ask how many hours per week I spend there. That'd be akin to asking me how much I weigh and I'd probably lie about … [Read more...]