What Do You Want to Grow?

When you’re planting a garden, you generally don’t fling seeds around and hope they grow up.  You have a plan and work that plan through its various stages, thinning the rows, providing proper care and protection, and looking forward with expectation to the end result. As part of an educational …

A Manchild At Camp

Our oldest spent the last week going to camp.  He’s now home, and constantly singing songs about bringing baby bumblebees home and getting swallowed by large snakes and how you can’t get to heaven in certain vehicles or tennis balls.  Because those sorts of songs must be sung eternally.  He’s …

A New Phase

“Mommy’s going to be done with her job in a few weeks.  I’ve helped ladies for a while now, but it’s time for me to spend my best time helping you kiddos.  Do you know what that means?” “What?!” they queried excitedly. “It means that mommy won’t be answering e-mails …