Posts Tagged: photos

A First Homecoming

29Oct2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Sitting out under the stars, waiting for Eli’s homecoming dance to end, I feel completely out of place. Dozens of much older-looking teens mill about in their Sunday best, making me feel even less like I belong here. My son is just a freshman. Fourteen years old. He doesn’t look like these young adults yet…. Read more »

Review: Andretti Indoor Karting Marietta

18Oct2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Oh, I had the best reward “carrot” to dangle in front of my teenagers last week! I had media passes to attend a fun preview night before Andretti Indoor Karting opened their new Marietta, Georgia location this weekend. And I had more family members wanting to go than I had passes. So like any smart… Read more »

What I Didn’t Know About Uganda

12Oct2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

You’re not supposed to live in American abundance and miss a third-world country, are you? But oh, Uganda–how I miss you. If you followed our 2014 journey there to adopt our daughter, Violet, you’re probably snickering because you still remember all my whining and bellyaching over how homesick I was. No doubt, I experienced moments… Read more »

All Good Gifts

1Sep2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

While looking for a picture this morning, this photo stopped me in my tracks. That’s my baby Jonah, with my beloved grandmother, Honey, a few weeks before she died. They used to have the most fantastic conversations. And he was never afraid of her, as babies often are of much older people. Of course, Honey… Read more »

My NASCAR Surprise

14Mar2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

NASCAR is just a redneck sport, right? I used to assume that. Now, you’d think that by my age, I’d know not to form judgments about things that I’m unfamiliar with. But I guess we all tend to do that to some degree. Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the Quik Trip Folds of… Read more »