Monthly Archives: August 2012

First Impressions

How appropriate that it is hurricane season. Life has been whirling and swirling for the past few weeks. The latest whirlwind was this week’s trip to Albuquerque, the boys and my very first time, in order to house hunt. Believe … Continue reading

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What I’ll Miss

Mike accepted a job offer with┬áSandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, NM, last Tuesday, August 7th. That morning I jotted down this top ten list of things I will miss about Chicago. – Public Transportation: In our 8 years here, half … Continue reading

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A Day for Art, A Day to Savor

Yesterday I took the boys to the Art Institute for their very first time. We have been to all the other great Chicago museums over the years, but taking two young children to an art museum seemed about as fun … Continue reading

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Guest Post: What They Love About Chicago

This morning I quickly jotted down a top ten list of things I love about Chicago. I like making lists. I like writing. I like processing. I asked my sons the same question for them to make their own lists … Continue reading

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Conflict bad. Conflict good. I’m conflicted.

I do not like conflict. I do not like fights. I do not like debates. I do not like people not getting along. This is why I wish I could go into hiding during election years. This is why I … Continue reading

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My Parents’ TLC Visit

Parents. Most times we don’t choose them. We are born or adopted and stuck with them. Our first ideas and impressions of who God is can come from those who raise us. The relational patterns that play out for the … Continue reading

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