4,500 Miles of Windshield Time and We’re Still (Happily) Married

Road trips should be a part of premarital counseling. Honestly. I mean can you think of any better way to test compatibility? After almost 29 years, I can honestly say there is no one I'd rather travel with. We keep each other entertained. And there is always Sirius Road Trip Radio to pass the miles.…

One Word: Next Step (Asking for your help)

First of all, I want to say thank you. Thank you for your comments. Thank you for your emails. Thank you for the texts. I truly felt community from this post. And that's really what I've always wanted from this blog. I wanted to build an open, honest, supportive community. I shed a few tears…

The Daniel Plan: Final Thoughts

It's over. Done. Complete. Finito. (Not sure if that's really a word, but it has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?) My Daniel Plan small group has reached the end of the road. And truth be told, I'm a little sad. As much as I am going to appreciate a less hectic Monday, I will miss…

Daniel Plan: Take 1 (Or this is what I’ve learned so far…)

Well, I certainly had a lot of "Amen" moments while reading the first three chapters of The Daniel Plan. Rick Warren was preaching to the choir, I'm telling you! I'm all over the whole healthy diet and exercise thing. Validation at its best! But, oh...wait. That's not the point. That's not my goal. I'm focusing…

What Do I Miss?

For many years, my family enjoyed a yearly Labor Day camping trip with three families we were friends with. Sadly, the tradition came to an end when high school sports took over the late August/early September calendar of each family. It was a good run while it lasted. But this year, after a lengthy hiatus, the tradition…