2012 by the numbers: 2:  fish that lived and died in our house 1,175:  dollars raised for world hunger which then resulted in me dying my hair red 20:  weight, in pounds, of the cast iron stove grate that fell onto my big toe while cooking dinner for 100 at church 2:  times I traveled […]


From the week before Thanksgiving until Epiphany, I’m probably at my highest level of happiness. It’s the sum of having vacation time + my birthday + the Macy’s parade + Christmas decorations + cool weather + kids’ excitement + Jesus’ birthday + candlelight + pie + the TREE + wrapping paper + Elf + White […]