Links I Love {May 2018}

Links I Love {May 2018}

Happy Friday, and Happy Star Wars Day! Today is a little bittersweet for me as it’s the one-year anniversary of losing our pet Sunnybird. We miss him, even though I know he had a very long life; however, the silver lining is that we might not have considered getting another pet if Sunny were still… Continue Reading

In the Spotlight: Favorite New (or new-to-me) Podcasts For Listening, Learning, and Laughter

In the Spotlight: Favorite New (or new-to-me) Podcasts For Listening, Learning, and Laughter

When I first started listening to podcasts nearly ten years ago, I had trouble finding enough content to fuel my listening hobby. I had no idea that one day in the near future, the podcasting world would explode, and listening to podcasts would become mainstream and even—dare I say it?—cool! (Thanks, Serial!) My personal podcast-listening queue… Continue Reading

Lately // April 2018

Lately // April 2018

If you were to look back through my archives, you’d notice that many of my Lately recaps begin with some form of rhapsodizing about how quickly the month has gone, how fast time has flown. I’ll spare you that commentary this month, because this April has not flown by; it has draaaaaggggged. I’m not sure why that… Continue Reading

2018 Reading Challenge: A book of poetry.

2018 Reading Challenge: A book of poetry.

April is National Poetry Month. The annual celebration has taken place every April since 1996, but I’ve never participated in or even acknowledged the event myself. Until this year, when this month’s Reading Challenge category is helping me break all barriers to become a poetry reader.  Like all high school students, I dedicated quite a… Continue Reading

Lately on Amazon

Lately on Amazon

Earlier this month, I saw another blogger share a roundup of some of her recent Amazon purchases, and I thought it was such a fun idea for a post!* If your family is anything like ours, you can’t imagine a time when Amazon Prime wasn’t saving your life (and sanity) on a very regular basis. It’s hard… Continue Reading

Opportunities for Grace

Opportunities for Grace

The silence should have tipped me off to the fact that something was amiss. Every parent knows that a mysteriously quiet child is sleeping, sick, or up to no good. But to be honest, I was too exhausted to notice or care. Charleston and I were less than thirty minutes into our morning, and already… Continue Reading