I’m back from nearly four weeks away. Three of it was spent in MD with my family and one week of it was in MI visiting all our old friends. The trip was not what I was expecting at all. I had prepared myself for the old adage “You can’t go home again.” Braced myself… Continue reading Home (?) Once Again.
Last Sunday we went to an old fashioned hymn sing. It was fun and stretching. It’s been a good long time since I sat in a Soprano section and forced my voice into some of those other-worldly octaves. Oh but it was fun. Singing those old songs, the ones that we just all know for… Continue reading The Lord Bless You and Keep You.
My life in Battle Creek was sweet and deep for so many different reasons, the main one being relationships. Never before in my life had I had so many people that I loved in one place. Leaving wasn’t like ripping one piece of my heart out but like ripping forty pieces. Sharp and jagged the… Continue reading Company
One of the hardest moves of my life was when I was in tenth grade. We packed up and headed six hours south and it felt like my life was over. It wasn’t, of course, but I still see people going nuts for their high school alma maters and wonder what that would be like.… Continue reading Little Bear
I’m a sort of introvert, and I’ve moved around a lot. You would think that those two things would combine into a lonely person with few friends. But that’s actually not true. I’ve always been blessed with good and true relationships. Two of my closest friends I’ve known since sixth grade, and now I enjoy… Continue reading Friendship