Mowing Lessons I have a lot to learn about teaching! Observing my husband give first time mowing lessons today, gave me some new perspectives. My spouse is a natural born teacher! The first thing I noticed is that my husband didn’t just give instructions and then walk away and say, “now do a good job.” … More Slice of Life: Day 24
My dad is 83 years old. He’s been a fireman, a sailor, a salesman, a business owner, a mechanic, a newspaper boy, a carney, a kitchen designer, a navigator and a race car driver. He was old enough to be selling newspapers to Americans on V-Day 1945 and he’s young enough to have sailed a … More Slice of Life: Day 23
16 Sweet Scoops In honor of my team being one of the 16 teams in the NCAA Basketball Tournament today, I’m writing a list of 16 fun facts about me. Florida State University is my alma mater and I love watching Seminoles football and basketball, especially with my husband and sons. FSU is playing Gonzaga … More Slice of Life: Day 22
“You are so ugly!” Michelle said right in my face. Those powerful words. Those powerful, meaningless words made my heart sink and my knees rattle. Didn’t she know that “God don’t make no junk?” Perhaps her mother hadn’t told her. Or, perhaps she was like every other kid in 6th grade who wanted to pick … More Slice of Life: Day 21 Fact or Fiction?
Some Questions About Relevance Right now, I’m preoccupied with the idea of relevance. Everybody wants to be appurtenant or congruent in their various situations. My son begs to hold a cell phone, like his peers, so that he will look cool. We bloggers want our readers to think our words are pertinent and weighty. I … More Slice of Life: Day 19