Unmotivated Mondays

I’m having another unmotivated Monday over here today! This weekend was so busy and I’m so drained. Also, my parents left this morning for an extended work trip, and I’m always a little sad when they leave town. But the whole point of having a designated day for making goals is to keep my progress rolling even when I’m…

And the Winner Is..

Hello, friends! My birthday/favorite things giveaway ended last night, and it’s time to announce the winner ! I was completely overwhelmed by the number of people who entered this contest.. I was worried that people would look at this “box of goodies” and think it was lame, but 250 of you entered! That’s insane. Y’all are awesome.  Thank…

Christian Pick-Up Lines

Thank you all for your kind words in response to my post about Mom and dementia yesterday. I’m truly touched by your caring comments and messages. I don’t know how to express how much they meant, but I feel a little brighter today. Thank you. So, usually on Saturdays, I’ll post about something I made or learned, but…

Coloring Together / Thoughts on Dementia

My favorite pictures I snapped this week are from coloring with my mom this afternoon. Every time I try to write about Mom’s dementia, I just can’t do it. It’s part of why I stopped posting on my last blog – when things with her got bad, I would try to write about it, I…

Ode To Radiolab

I’ve mentioned before that I’m a big fan of podcasts, but today I would like to share three of my favorite episodes of my very favorite podcast, Radiolab. Radiolab is a gorgeously produced, narrative-driven radio show that deals with science, human experience, and philosophy in incredibly creative ways. I get so excited whenever a new episode shows up in my…

Tweets of the Week

My Favorite Tweets This Week

  The jerk store called. They forgive you. They love you. They just want you to come home. — no-ben™-ber (@benicus_rex) January 30, 2016 JIM: I've got an idea. Let's call this place "Jimadelphia" [PHIL is creeping up from behind with a crowbar] — eric turtle (@dubstep4dads) June 3, 2015 Peyton Manning is the first…