Monthly Archives: December 2013

Joy of the Month Club, 2013

When I was a little girl “________ of the month” clubs were popular presents that adults often gave to other adults.  It was billed as “the gift that keeps on giving.” There were flower-, fruit-, dessert- and, of course, book-of-the-month … Continue reading

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Top Ten Discoveries of 2013

This is my third annual top discoveries post.  Through the year I try to take note of the things that come along to make life a bit easier, more efficient, and/or more enjoyable.  Here we go: 10.  InkJoy pens by Paper … Continue reading

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Blessings for a Grinch

This morning was cold and rainy.  Though it was only about the sixth day in a row of this weather, it seemed like about the hundred and sixth.  It’s taking me longer and longer to get out the door each … Continue reading

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Fireside Pause

So often through the year I long for a day like today.  Days like this one are hard to manufacture.  Everything has to come together perfectly in a way that only God can engineer; because of this I feel compelled … Continue reading

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Feeling Super

I like teaching and I am thankful to have a job.  There are some things about teaching that are very satisfying.  I enjoy finishing a lesson that I know I presented well. Though I might be thoroughly exhausted, I feel … Continue reading

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Last-Minute Thanks

And so we come to the very last day of November.  I have had the annoying feeling that I was lagging behind for the last few months; catching up is just not something that seems to be in my immediate … Continue reading

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