How is a Finicky Lawnmower a Metaphor for my Work life?
Yesterday we had a gap in the spring rains. The lawn was tall and needed to be cut before the rain fell again today. I had an hour to spare between work and baseball, so I decided that I was going to mow the lawn. I’m a capable person in this household. I am fully … Continue reading How is a Finicky Lawnmower a Metaphor for my Work life?
The Covid Finally Got Us!
Do you know what those two pink lines mean? It means something a little different for everyone. Here’s my family’s Covid story: On Monday, December 6th, after hosting a little birthday party for my eldest son, I started to have a scratchy throat. But, what kind of wimp would cancel running for a scratchy throat, … Continue reading The Covid Finally Got Us!
Learning to Live with Our New Normal: September 2020-September 2021
We’re all a little reluctant to say that living with Coronavirus rising and falling, giving us hope and then dashing it again, is our new normal, but… it is. (For now, at least…) This blog post is going to begin and end with pictures of butterflies. It’s hopeful that we can, with God’s grace, emerge … Continue reading Learning to Live with Our New Normal: September 2020-September 2021
Summer 2020 Recap
There’s so much to tell about our almost like-normal summer, but first I need to begin where I left off! We finished online Ravensworth, online Keene Mill, and Schuttinga School on June 12th, 2020. Caleb was promoted from the 6th Grade and will enter secondary school (7th-12th Grade) at Lake Braddock in just a few … Continue reading Summer 2020 Recap