The Easter Bunny called. Santa is dead.

I have worn many hats this week. Today was gardener, party planner, referee and nagging mom. Somewhere I misplaced my bunny ears. We trickled in around 9pm after spending the evening out as a family enjoying dinner and a movie. On the way home I was struck with the realization that I had never put … Continue reading The Easter Bunny called. Santa is dead.

Running with God

God made so many different kinds of people. Why would he allow only one way to serve him? ~Martin Buber We went to Easter service out of habit. In fact, in the last two years I can count on one hand how many times we have been to church, and most of those were because … Continue reading Running with God

Coffee with Coltrane

Sometimes life gets in the way of celebrating life. Friday was my 37th birthday. The Tortoise got up earlier than usual on her day off and made me breakfast. It was an incredibly sweet offering for my birthday - waffles and a kitchen mess to clean up. When I came downstairs, the only thing really … Continue reading Coffee with Coltrane

Easter Baby

I thought for sure it was just the abundance of BBQ ribs and an ungodly amount of creamed corn from the night before that was causing all of the "gas pains". After all, my due date wasn't for another 9 1/2 weeks. I had been up all night with fleeting stomach tightness and unexplained anxiety … Continue reading Easter Baby