Boondock Ramblings

How many directions can a mom stretch before she breaks?

Originally published on Today.com Parent Contributors ​ The 4-year old wants to have a tea party and a play date, but the oldest needs to have his lessons given to him and lunch needs to be cooked. The… Read More

Covered bridges, old general stores and getting lost in the boonies

One way to keep your marriage fun and spontaneous is to suggest a restaurant for your anniversary dinner that’s in the middle of nowhere, has no WiFi or cell service and then forget your wallet. My husband and… Read More

Ordinary Moments in Ordinary Days Oct. 15 to Oct. 28

I have done a horrible job at keeping up with my posts for my Ordinary Moments in Ordinary Days project for October, which is almost finished (can’t even believe how fast the month has gone!) so I am… Read More

Faithfully thinking: Don’t base your value on the fake world of photography

Photography today is creating what isn’t real. It’s manipulation of you, the viewer. That beautiful scene with that family in an open field with amazing sun? Nine times out of ten that’s not real. It was edited in… Read More

The yard sale and the lonely old man

I was inside when he pulled up to our yard sale. My son and husband were outside with him but I stepped out to see if he had any questions about the items he was looking at. He… Read More