Hoppy Craftsmen Podcast

Hoppy Craftsmen Podcast

    I wrote a post about some craft beer in TN for the Hoppy Craftsmen Podcast Blog. If you have ever wondered what it would be like to read something a 5th grader wrote about beer, you can read my post here.  If not, that is probably good, because it is illegal for 5th … Continue reading

Baking Frenzy

Baking Frenzy

When I was younger, I had dreams of traveling the wold and doing great things that would make the world a better place. Since I’ve become a stay-at-home mom with paralyzing student loan debt, I’ve channelled that energy into muffins; muffins and cookies, and most recently, bread.  A couple of days ago a friend who … Continue reading

Rivers I’ve Crossed

Originally posted on Working At: Retired:
For Lent our pastor suggested we either opt to give up something or begin an activity that we had not faithfully done before. Since I am not one who easily disposes of things (ask my children), I decided on the second option. My Lent resolution was to write something…

Dear Houston

Dear Houston

Dear Houston, Before I met you, I had lots of stereotypical ideas of what I thought  you’d be like. I had lots of stereotypical ideas of what I thought Texas would be like; big hats, big belt buckles and big hair.  Coming from a somewhat sheltered life in the west,  I’d imagined this is what … Continue reading

More Faces

More Faces

I started this post quite some time ago but delayed publishing it because that’s what I do – I set lofty goals for myself, and then I procrastinate. A while ago, I set a goal to draw at least one face per day. I haven’t exactly fulfilled that goal to a tee, but I HAVE … Continue reading