I’ve had the pleasure of joining Courtney Ellis and the rest of her launch team as we introduce her book Uncluttered to the world. More than just a book on home organization, Ellis gives her readers an honest, practical look at getting rid of those things in life which prevent us from fully worshiping God.Continue reading
Nearing the end of month, its once again time to consider some things from the past month. These snippets – four somethings – are a small look at how I’ve spent this beginning of autumn. My morning walks, which I started in July, have long since been abandoned. Like it or not, the days are getting shorter. All the more reason to cherish the small moments.
Currently I’m reading Walking on Water by Madeleine L’Engle. She insists all story is truth. Going beyond the genres of fiction and non-fiction, the heart of anything worth reading speaks truth into our lives.
Wednesday Night Trivia
Each Wednesday night Jay and I join other couples from our neighborhood to play live team trivia. The typically Smartinis roster includes 8 regulars, but on occasion we have others join us. The other team members have impressive professional and travel resumes, so we often do well.
My niece, nephew, and dad all have May birthdays! We did lots of celebrating this month, including 8th grade prom for my mini-me and the little man earning the top (all around) award for his grade. Both kids attended new schools this year, and I love to see how they are thriving! Continue reading
My family. Always.
Papaw had his follow-up appointment with his doctor and seems to be doing well. He still has a long road of recovery ahead of him, but the tests seem to indicate his body is healing. We are all incredibly grateful for that blessing! Continue reading
Nashville Predators hockey
Admittedly, I’m a relatively new fan – both to hockey and to the Preds. Jay and I first started watching during the playoffs last year. We headed into the big city to see 2 games in the Western Conference finals versus the Anaheim Ducks and one game in the Stanley Cup final against the Pittsburg Penguins. Continue reading
As genres go, I typically prefer comedy, or, if a subject matter is serious, to be so far-fetched the events could never happen. Examples of my favorites include Jurassic Park, any Marvel superhero movie, or anything starring Will Ferrell. Continue reading