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Cell Phone Photo Share Summer 2017

For the photos that take up space on my phone only to later be erased, this one is for you. Three generations of snorkelers. Darth Varder-ish masks, busy fish, and Captiva sand. One of my dorkier qualities is visiting libraries when I travel, but hey, hey, lookie here. This library happened to be paired with [...]

A Lesson From Young Creators

Take my youngest daughter to the playground, and her agenda becomes clear. She is not interested in swinging or sliding or mastering the corkscrew-looking apparatus kids twirl upon. Not my girl. Instead, my daughter collects forgotten treasures littering the ground aka random junk that borders on garbage. Recently, she found a broken Lokai bracelet. It [...]

Why Hymns Still Matter

I grew up singing hymns from wooden pews. Boys sporting light blue, polo shirts in one row and girls in plaid skirts and knee socks in the row behind them. Music played, we whispered and passed notes, and despite endless teenage distractions, something happened; the words of the hymns sank deep within. See, underneath the [...]