Arts & Crafts Reality

She cracks me up! This is my life…  Continue reading

I’m Not A Photographer

I got a new camera. Ten days later I am ready to admit…I am NOT a professional photographer.

When I opened my Christmas gift with wide eyes of excitement I envisioned myself making money. I had already researched how I could sell my photos online.

Let me just tell you…it is hard. Very hard. Continue reading

Mary, Did You Know?


Aaron singing “Mary, Did You Know?” this morning during the Sunday School Christmas Program.

Christmas Clues For An Assassin

assassin christmasMy son was in full armor today.

  • Two plastic daggers (back pockets)
  • Plastic golf club AKA sword/ rocket launcher (stuffed down into the front of his jeans)
  • A plastic taser/gun (Right front pocket)
  • A bow (tucked into the back of his shirt)
  • A glow in the dark arrow (Left front pocket)

Standing in front of the Christmas tree with a determined look on his face he examines every ornament carefully.

Me: “What are you doing?”

Isaiah: “I’m looking for inferences.”

Me: “What?”

Isaiah: “I’m an assassin and I need clues. I have to find clues!”

This boy and his wild imagination!


Why can’t you read my mind?

Aaron: “Mama why didn’t you buy me a Magneto toy for Christmas?”
Me: “Did you ask for one?”
Aaron: “No.”
Me: “How was I supposed to know?”
Aaron: “I said it in my mind.”
Me: …
Aaron: “so…can you go get me one?”

Silence until he walks away…