I hugged Marty this weekend. I also hugged his wife, Sheila, and their daughter Bri. I also hugged a tiny little African woman during the greeting time at church on Sunday, and on Friday I hugged Susannah tight because I hadn’t seen her in almost a month. Then I grabbed up her babies and nearly nibbled their… More Hugging (and other things that surprise me as I get old)
I need your advice. Is there an easy way to tell if an interest has crossed the line to obsession? Let’s say that… oh… a woman likes bicycles. Maybe she goes on vacation and takes a picture of one. Or twenty. And then maybe while on vacation she buys a t-shirt with a bicycle on… More Bicycles: I am internationally obsessed.
Since we’re more than halfway through the summer of 2015, I feel like somewhat of an expert on the season. And although no one has asked me for this, I’m going to share my expert insights with you now. You are very welcome. Firstly. Global Warming, Global Schmarming. I do not believe in such a… More Summer 2015: The Grit, the Glory, the Gratitude
Hello, friends! I apologize for my lack of decent blogging of late. But I’m excited, because I’ve started a new little project. It’s a seven-day devotional companion to If I Plug My Ears, God Can’t Tell Me What to Do. I’m going to make it available for free on the blog soon, and I’m hoping… More Radio Interviews, Bookmarks, and Reviews: Today’s Random Assortment
You, the dear reader, might find yourself stressed today. You might find yourself on the verge of a little breakdown, up to your neck in difficulty and strife. You might be wishing for a calm life and wondering how to find one. I, the blogger, am here to solve all your problems, as I personally… More How to Have a Completely Calm and Chaos-Free Life
The Clemences are not a sporty crowd. And I mean the total sum of us are not a sporty crowd. Not the older generations, not the younger folk, not the way out extended cousins– nothing. We never have football blaring on the TV during holiday gatherings, we never gather at the park to play softball while the… More Let’s Learn to Play Tennis (but we use the word “tennis” loosely)
Today’s blog post is going to be a lot more fun if you participate in a little hands-on experience. Run to your craft supplies and find some old yarn. Pay one of your children or a stranger off the street to run around you in circles with the yarn, trussing you up like a pig… More All Tangled Up in Nets of Our Own Making