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“…. shit… sorry, got carried away there …. Anyway,┬áthere were plenty of great names in that show, but Xander…. Xander was a name we both really liked … also the character and the actor were totally awesome so …. 689 more words

How I Failed as a SuperMennoMom

This post first appeared for Mother’s Day, 2015 but I think the reflections are mostly still relevant.

A number of years ago, one of my fellow graduate students called me a supermom. 1,293 more words

The Drunken Mennonite

Gotta Minute Pastor?

Want to see an almost silly site?

Yep, that’s a “non-carpenter” doing carpentry work. :) Let’s just say it’s rough carpentry. Thankfully I was only helping in certain spots that I could do. 872 more words

Family Life

I've had better days.

I got a speeding ticket trying to get to daycare on time. (Scheduling is a killer. I need at least 6 more hours in a day to not be rushed.) 108 more words

Family Life

Asthma crap..when does it end?

Our field trip was to Fontenelle Forest. We walked in the forest on a 70 degree spring day with a light breeze and chirping birds. 147 more words

Family Life

Huntington's Disease Awareness Month

In light of May being Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month, I wanted to revive my blog and give an update on where things stand for me right now, as well as highlight some events that will be taking place in the near future. 775 more words

Huntingtons Disease

Digging up the past

Orkney hosts many ancient sites that show us how our ancestors lived hundreds and even thousands of years ago. ┬áThere’s Skara Brae, the ancient stone houses believed to be around 5000 years old, Maeshowe complete with its Viking graffiti, Ring O’ Brodgar the ancient standing stones and many more sites. 374 more words