December 2016

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2016 favorites

2016 favorites

It’s so easy to just want to get past this year.  It has been a tough year for the world, and it seems to have been a tough year for a lot of people personally (including us).  So I’m trying to end it by looking at the good…and hoping for even better next year. Also, … more

what i’ve been reading {sept-dec 2016}

Tribal: College Football and the Secret Heart of America by Diane Roberts As a college football lover, this book has been on my list since it came out, and I thought fall would be the perfect time for it.  It really is a great book about football and all the issues surrounding it: gender, sexuality, abuse, … more

chocolate snowflake cookies (and advent and joy)

chocolate snowflake cookies (and advent and joy)

Every year, the older I get, the more I appreciate Advent.  Every year I love the grief and the hope more, the reminders of joy, the candles, the sometimes somber hymns.  I loved Advent as a little girl because I loved sitting with my family and lighting the Advent candles, every week another one until … more