Touchdown Jesus exposes more than just his metal frame

When you tour through old, old, old churches, you can help but feel a little sick looking at the richness and ornateness (which spell-check says is a word) of the buildings. All that money spent on a building when people were starving in the streets. I fail to see how…

Losing the right to choose

At one corner, me on my putt-putt Blast. Armored to the hilt (jacket, pants, gloves, boots) and wearing my bajillion-dollar, certified-every-which-way-including-up helmet. And sweating up a storm in the Texas summer. At another corner, guy on his custom Harley. Wearing shorts, t-shirt, flip-flops and a painters cap. And probably feeling…

Set yourself up for small successes

I sew. You might have figured that out by now. And usually I sew quilts. It’s very straightforward, somewhat geometric, somewhat simple sewing. I used to make clothes. Or try to anyway. Not that my sewing wasn’t up to snuff, but my patience for the amount of alteration needed to…

Can we get toooooo connected?

Hubby and I have IM and chat during the day. We’re connected via Buzz thanks to Google (which is why I disconnected Twitter from Buzz – too much for him!). We’re linked on Facebook. As a result, we kind of now see pretty much everything going on with each other….

Bookpile: May 2010

Deja Dead – First in the series of books that the TV show Bones is based on. I accidentally started with book two some time ago and was looking for just anything to take on a trip recently. Decided to go back to book one and see if I could…