waiting {visual dare}

photo source The silence was almost deafening in the church, as Paul sat on the hard pew, his phone cradled in his hand. The email he’d been desperate for, had given up on, had arrived moments before. And now he was here, he had her number, and yet, something held him back. He’d waited three years for this moment, and […]

an impromptu sew-a-long.

So somehow I got sucked into this. Blame AJ. ALL HER FAULT. Never mind I’m almost as bad as Car when it comes to being unable to resist a challenge! It started simply enough. AJ posted a link to the super cute dress pattern below. It was so pretty, and I thought the pleated skirt would make it a perfect […]

13 books in 2013 :: update

Ooops. I know I promised a monthly update, but life kind of got in the way. So here’s where I’m up to (in no particular order, just as I remember titles from the last couple of months): 1. Anne of Green Gables – LM Montgomery 2. Anne of Avonlea – LM Montgomery 3. The Brethren – John Grisham 4. A […]

i spy, with my little eye…

…a special gift for a special boy. Sometimes, things happen that knock you sideways, and leave you breathless. A week before Christmas, I received such a message. I had to read it twice, and still, I struggled to make sense of a seemingly well little boy, one my children had played with not a week earlier, suddenly whisked away and […]

Visual Dare 10 :: Whimsy

photo source “Another day, another city. I find myself staring into the crowd, wondering where today finds you”, she writes, and stops. Suddenly, for someone who never had trouble with words, there is nothing to say. Nothing that flows from heart to mind to fingertips to scrawl across the card to reach out to him, wherever he is. Lauren lets […]