Church Shopping: Not All It’s Cracked Up to Be

I don't have a lot of experience when it comes to churches. I've only been in a relationship with two. I spent the first 33 years of my life attending Neenah's First United Methodist Church. My earliest memories include receiving a red 'leather', gilt-edged Bible when I was in 3rd grade. It was beautiful. Or…

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A Quick Trip to Wisconsin and What I Thought About for 2,000 Miles

This past weekend was a whirlwind. Thursday afternoon, we attached an empty U-Haul to the back of the vehicle (because apparently it's $400 cheaper to rent round trip than one way— $400!!), and headed to Wisconsin. Our Christmas decorations (among other items) were still in the storage garage and we were running out of weekends…

A Few Things I’ve Noticed Since Changing Latitude

Neenah 44.1858° N, 88.4626° W Columbus 32.4610° N, 84.9877° W Longitudinally speaking, not much separating the two. Unless, of course, you examine the whole time zone thing. Columbus—eastern time zone. Neenah—central. Thing is, the central time zone is just a hop, skip and jump away. Yep. Right across the Chattahoochee River. (So maybe not a hop, skip,…

A Weekend Wrap in More Pictures Than Words

Hello, Friends! I hope your weekend was everything you needed it to be. Sometimes I am craving a weekend full of productivity (like, you know, when you've just moved and you are trying to make your house a home), while at other times I am desperate for a weekend that restores my mind, body, and…

What I’m Missing

Hello from the land of 'all things BBQ'! Yep, here I am. Little ol' vegan me, desperately searching for vegan friendly restaurants to provide me with an occasional excuse not to cook. Not having much luck with that, although there was a cute little restaurant uptown (they don't say downtown) called Chili Thai where I…