The Blog Days of Summer

Summer is a wonderful season, but they don’t call it the dog days of summer for nothing. It’s always hot and it’s often tiring. Very tiring. Our daughter is 10 months old and sometimes she is what I call “summer tired.” That happens when her cheeks turn red, her hair gets sweaty, her head starts…

Some Things I Miss About Home

I’ve been living in South Africa for nearly three months now — certainly long enough to miss some insignificant things from home.  Of course, more than anything else I miss being with Carly.  But she’s not insignificant. So, here’s ten (in no particular order). Driving on the right hand side of the road (update: I…

25 Random Things About Me

Carly tagged me (on Facebook) in her 25 random things so I figured I should do it — not out of obligation but out of delight to share my random life with all of you wonderful friends. 1. God saved me from sin, death, and hell when I was young, but kind of whacked me…

November = Christmas???

So is November 1st really the start of the Christmas season?  Did I miss the memo on that one? It’s hard to get into the Christmas mood when it’s like this outside.