The Logical Next Step

The Logical Next Step

For the past three and a half months, I have been considering what it means to empty my life. Many of you have been walking with me through this year of “empty.” To be honest, when I chose the word, I imagined cleaning out closets, ending commitments, even...
A Warranty That Was Worth It

A Warranty That Was Worth It

Yesterday evening, as my sister and I were heading out for a quick errand, I passed by the furnace in the laundry room, and something sounded amiss. The furnace would light and attempt to kick on, then nothing. Assuming it was a fluke, we left as planned. Later, when...

Horses, Not Zebras

I recently gave my mom the perfect set up for an “I told you so.” (She was gracious and didn’t take it, by the way.)It started when the sink in my bathroom was suddenly clogged, and each time I washed my hands or brushed my teeth, the water would...
Dandelion Whine

Dandelion Whine

Dandelions have become a great source of consternation for me over the past few weeks. As I am adapting to my first Spring as a home owner, dandelions in my yard mean more frequent mowing, more rigorous hoeing in the flower beds as the dandelions sneak through the...