I am sick. I am plagued by a disease which alters the way I view the world—the disease of perception.… Read more Real miracles
Will you be my friend?
In elementary school, I scribbled a few friendship invitations, carefully wrapped them 80’s origami style, and passed them to the… Read more Will you be my friend?
I entered The Pinto, a trendy vintage coffee shop/eatery in downtown Batesville, and ordered my favorite caffeinated beverage—café breve—while waiting to… Read more The question
Maggie will turn four in November. I watched her sleeping tonight (since I couldn’t seem to fall asleep myself). She… Read more Doing
My three year-old daughter has been waking up around 2 a.m. for weeks now, tossing and turning in tears, crying… Read more Outcomes
Bethany, I gotta hand it to you this year. I’m really proud of you for following through on the decision… Read more Treat yo’self
Word of the year 2016
I have a confession to make, and as a graduate of a liberal arts university (with a minor in religion… Read more Word of the year 2016
The best and worst of 2015
The truth is I’ve never read The Tale of Two Cities. After spending 20 minutes scouring SparkNotes—yep, SparkNotes (the shame… Read more The best and worst of 2015
The past few mornings the weather has deceived us. Jack Frost has made it impossible for me to leave the… Read more Snow, pianissimo
God’s big hands
When I was 10 years old, I met Harmony Culbreath. She brought nothing but sunshine to my life. My mentor… Read more God’s big hands