I lived in 16 different houses 🏠 and attended 12 different schools ✏️ in 10 different towns across six different states between 1974 and 1985. God blessed me with a best friend in every town. Eddi was my best friend from my time in the Arkansas River Valley, and also my favorite from among all my best friends. […]
Tamara Dever, author of a new book, I Like Big Books and I Cannot Lie, has written a special “letter-post” to followers of the Jennifer Chronicles: Are You There, God? It’s Me, Generation X blog and Facebook page. It’s a delightful missive and I hope you enjoy it as much as I did! I also […]
DAILY PHOTO: Boys from the Cardinal Gibbons H.S. Class of 1986, Raleigh, North Carolina. I am absolutely in love with this car. It’s a red Buick Regency convertible with a white top. A rare sight even back in 1986. But I can see you Your brown skin shining in the sun You got your hair […]
Divorce is a beast; a death without the casseroles and condolences. There is no wake, no eulogy, no funeral mass. Just a searing loss without bereavement leave. Somehow, the Catholic annulment of my first marriage by the Church, a concept I initially found utterly ridiculous, brought me healing from years of shame and rejection.
Emily Ley, author, blogger, and founder of The Simplified Planner®, has written a breathtaking book for tweens called Grace Not Perfection: Believing You’re Enough In A World of Impossible Expectations. It’s the young-reader version of her original book, Grace Not Perfection: Embracing Simplicity, Celebrating Joy. I highly recommend this book for Christian girls who check […]
I have been hanging on to this photo of a little girl in a Ronald McDonald dress since 2014! She has to be one of the only kids in the history of the McUniverse to be photographed in this giddup on school picture day. Isn’t she totally adorable? Her name is Lisa. She was a […]
DAILY PHOTO: Three-year-old Toni wears a granny square afghan poncho and matching skirt, March 1971. ✌️ I love her go-go boots! That’s the thing about ponchos. If you had one it was probably made by someone who loved you. 🧡💛 (Photo Credit: Toni L., a longtime follower of this blog.) Check out the photos and […]