Write, Even When It’s Just For You

This should not come as a surprise to anyone, but I love writing.  There is something about the process of putting words together that makes me happy. (Oddly enough, the other thing I love is singing...

Variations on a Writing Theme

I love November.  Not only is it during the autumn (my favorite season), but it houses one of my favorite holidays, Thanksgiving.  (I’m big on gratitude, so I love that we have a whole day de...

Uplifting Messages for a Sabbath Day

Last weekend was General Conference, a world-wide meeting of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (the Mormons).  I love General Conference.  Sure, it’s hours upon hours ...

Soccer, Homeschool-Style

One of the things I love about homeschoolers is that they tend to be mavericks.  Need to get out of the house? Let’s figure out a field trip co-op! Want to play an instrument? Let’s start...

School Is Cool! (It is too!)

It’s here! Yes, that time of year when children bulk up on paper and pencils and new clothing and accessories, and then head back to school. The beginning of school is always my favorite time ...

The Freedom Day Concert

Depending upon who you talk to, concerts are the best or worst part of singing in a choir. I’m in both camps.  There is a special energy that only comes during a performance in front of an aud...

The Reason For This New Blog

Welcome. For the six of you who, like me, still love blogs, this place is for you. Yes, I’ve heard blogs are just not cool anymore, but that’s okay. I was never very good at being one of t...