Posted in December 2011


I caught Zeke this morning.  He was saying, “Night night, Jesus.”  And when he says angel it sounds like anal, emphasis on the second syllable.  I love toddler words :). Advertisements

Carols & Cookies (and the flu…)

Giving.  That’s what this advent season has been about for us.  At least that’s the hope! Giving brings much more joy than receiving…a lesson that’s sometimes tough, but fun at the same time.  So, in the spirit of giving, the boys went caroling with other kids from church last weekend, and we’re headed out to … Continue reading


I don’t have too many heirlooms.  Usually I’m the one filling Goodwill boxes!  The heirlooms I do have, though, carry meaning, tradition, history, and often function.   One of my favorites is this advent calendar.  Every Christmas I can remember, my mom hung it up, and she still does.  My grandparents and all of my … Continue reading

32 years

We celebrated my dad’s upcoming retirement today.  A reception downtown Indianapolis, complete with almond M&M’s, popcorn, cupcakes, and a basketball hoop.  My entire life, my dad has worked hard at Eli Lilly.  Lilly moved us to Puerto Rico and Italy.  Lilly provided for my years at Miami.  Lilly allowed for countless Christmas gifts, school dance … Continue reading