January 22, 2012

these words mean so much (i’ve been there. more on this later?)



January 9, 2012

On this first day of school.


Old Schooled

January 4, 2012

Last month we celebrated both 6 years of marriage and 6 years of living without a television in our home.  I’m so grateful for the time this affords us for other activities like being outdoors and reading!

Here’s my reading list from 2011:  (the ** indicates some favorites of mine)

The Birth of Venus- S. Dunant

Growing Up Global- Tavangar**

The Beloved Disciple- B. Moore

365 Thank Yous- Kralik

Reaching for the Invisible God- P. Yancy (re-read)

the only good thing anyone has ever done- S. Newman

Free-Range Kids- L. Skenazy

The Last Lecture- R. Pausch

Middlesex- J. Eugenides

The Alchemist- P. Coelho

Sacred Rhythms- R. Barton**

Out of darkness-A. Rice

The Poisonwood Bible- B. Kingsolver**

Baby Catcher: Chronicles of a Modern Midwife- P. Vincent (re-read)**

The Velveteen Rabbit- M. Bianco

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone- J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets- J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban- J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire- J.K. Rowling

The Time Traveler’s Wife- A. Niffenegger (re-read)**

Sword and Scalpel- L. Lutz (in progress)

Making Room: Recovering Hospitality as a Christian Tradition- C. Pohl (in progress)**


I’m thankful that 2011 provided so many good words.  I start graduate school in 5 days and will miss the days of reading luxury.