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Warning: spoilers ahead from Star Wars: The Last Jedi
My husband and I have a standing Star Wars date. On the Friday of its release, we both take the day off from work. Kiddo is in school, so we don’t have to pay for childcare. We get to see the film for the matinee price, […]
A lot of continuing education workshops end up being boring. You might get something out of the keynote, but a lot of it is note taking, sitting around, and not often opportunities to share your experience or learn from the experiences of others.
UNCO has no keynote speaker. UNCO uses […]
Starting a new year, we often look back on the past year and strive to do better. We make resolutions. And, […]
It’s been a long time since I’ve done a personal blog post, so here are the Top Ten Things I’ve Been Up To:
This is not a typical Top Ten Tuesday post, in that they’re not ranked, they are just in the order I read them. The first three books were books I started in 2012 but didn’t have time to finish until the start of this year. This year I have resolved to read more—I’m hoping to […]
I wrote for [D]mergent today about the need for creative leadership in order to generate creativity within a congregation. In my experience, sharing my ideas has helped others reach into their God-given creativity and share their gifts for ministry. I’m seeing it at work right now in my congregation, and it’s exciting! […]
5/26/2016 DISCLAIMER: This post was recently reposted on a blog this past week. I had forgotten about this post. I need to say a few things:
First, I am sorry. This post was written in the months after my son’s diagnosis. I did not know much about autism, but I thought I knew somethings.
This has been a whirlwind year.
One year ago today, we were just starting to get the inkling that we might need to move, despite being homeowners for only seven months. We were having trouble getting the resources AJ needs for his autism. We were arguing with the school district about resources provided and with […]
It’s been a long time since I’ve done a Tuesday Top Ten list! I’ll try to get back into the habit now and then!
We moved to the Seattle area this summer and in many ways, it has been like moving back home. Growing up in a small town in Alaska, as a teenager I […]