Tag Archives: year in review

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Gifts 2012-2013

God had a special gift for me this year, a gift that would make me smile even when I didn’t feel like it, a gift that would make me want to do my very best, that would push me to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

Items on My Desk

As I was watching over my test-taking students this afternoon, I had a chance to look at my desk.  I see it daily, of course, but this afternoon I was able to deeply consider it.  It’s a mess.  Truth is, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Joy-of-the-Month-Club 2012

This is my second traditional year-in-review post.  The other listed my favorite new discoveries.  In this post, the idea is to look back through the year and enumerate the joys of each month.  Life is hard, but God is always … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Lesson of the Year

Our family has endured some tough years recently.  We have dealt with death, job loss, deployment to war zones, cancer, financial reverses, betrayal and divorce.  Sometimes we get weary; sometimes it feels unfair, and occasionally it seems impossible to believe … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Top Ten New Discoveries of 2012

Another year has passed and it’s time to write this year’s discoveries post.  I’ve been thinking about it for the last week, honing my list, considering the year in the context of things that came into my life for the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

2010 Evaluation

On January 1, 2010 I got up early and sat at my kitchen table to drink tea and think through the year ahead.  It was not only the start of a new year, but also of a new decade.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 4 Comments