Debauchery in New Orleans #TucsonorBust #PartTwo

Debauchery in New Orleans #TucsonorBust #PartTwo

New Orleans. The place where debauchery comes out to play. Or at least that’s the adjective three people used within a 24 hour period of time when I mentioned we were headed there. But let’s face it, it’s a fun…

The Big Move

The Big Move

It’s been almost a month since I was handed the keys to a second story beauty of an apartment with lofted ceilings, two bedrooms, plenty of windows, and a shaded balcony.  In the midst of some sort of intense cold/flu/virus…

When the Church is Not a Building: Snow Day!

When the Church is Not a Building: Snow Day!

Snow Days. What every elementary, middle, and high schooler hopes and waits for…. But we keep catching these snowstorms on Saturdays. Which gives no one a day off from school and gives every church the opportunity to worry about services,…

Peace and Justice Studies Association Conference 2014

Peace and Justice Studies Association Conference 2014

Thomas, a volunteer photographer, summed it up perfectly in our conversation when he said, “You just seem to blunder into these things don’t you?” I thought back to how this trip and many adventures before had come about….and simply nodded.…

The House Concert Leg (VA to IN to IL)

The House Concert Leg (VA to IN to IL)

This morning I find myself with three kids sitting quietly at a table with ninjago legos strewn about….no one is quite awake yet. There’s a dog- one part border collie and one part fox who is pacing the room, still…

Dear 22 year old self

Dear 22 year old self…. I was reading through your journal today. You see I’m prepping to speak at this peace and justice conference thing in California next month. I was hoping to find your thoughts from what you saw…

Meet the Music

Meet the Music

One of the many fun things I did while I was in Indiana this past month, was a taping of Meet the Music, a local radio show on NPR…WBOI 89.1fm in Fort Wayne.  Hosted by the fabulous and welcoming Julia…

Lion and Lamb Festival 2014

Lion and Lamb Festival 2014

Lion and Lamb Festival 2014. It. Happened. For a second time. Whew! A weekend of challenge, inspiration, and amazing people spread out over a field in the middle of Fort Wayne in breezy, sunny Indiana summer weather. Rather than give…

Shrek: “Am I In the Show?” A Recap

Shrek: “Am I In the Show?” A Recap

And so Shrek, Fiona, Donkey, the Dragon, and all the various Fairy Tale Creatures once again live happily ever after…. at least until the next community theater production. :o) Well, that’s a wrap on Shrek folks.  Two months of singing,…

VLOG 3: Nate and Amy Day

Nate’s first appearance on the Vlog! We checked out the Children’s Museum of Richmond in Fredericksburg, VA…. were done in less than an hour (thought we would be there for hours) and headed off to meet Mommy for lunch. Here…