What I learned


Brain things

Oh my word. There are a LOT of SCARED PEOPLE out there. One of my regrets with this experiment is that it veered toward “What do you like about my blog and why haven’t you been commenting, hmmmm?” Please know that as I have peace with God and my fellowman I was not trying to […]

March 9, 2017

On comments


Brain things

Hi. I try not to write logistical posts, but I’ve wanted to say a few things about my comment section for a long time, and now seems as good a time as any. First, thank you. Thank you for talking to me when I write. I’m grateful every time. Did you know there’s a small […]

March 7, 2017

Silence


Brain things, Walking with Jesus

I am experiencing the technical difficulties always attendant on reentry into cyberspace. We had to switch email servers and have some bugs to work out. If you are not receiving email notifications of new posts, hang tight… the Boss is working on it. He tells me it will help him if I keep posting. {Insert eye […]

April 13, 2016

The fifth suggestion


Life around home, People

I forgot one crucial piece I was going to mention about communicating with men. 5. Round up. Not like a cowboy, like a mathematician. He means well, it just sounds different in manspeak. Round it up to the closest equivalent.  Hm. = I’m listening, keep talking.  Aw. = You poor dear girl, I can only […]

October 20, 2014

When talking with men


Life around home, People

Let me be clear on this: when I am most mocking and piquant about my husband, it’s a sign we’re having fun. When I start writing serious blog posts entitled Thirty Days of Honor, you can bet we’re not doing so well. Ultimate low point of our marriage, right there. Take my word for it; […]

October 19, 2014

A brief emotive lexicon


Life around home

Bewildered: (adj.) The feeling I get when listening to this conversation. “Hey Kelly, can you see my head?” “No.” “Can you see my finguhs?” “No.” “Can you see my feet?” “No. Now let me ask you some questions. Can you see my arms?” “No.” “Can you see my face?” “No.” “Can you see my toes?” […]

August 14, 2014