Enter the Photobomber


Back in November at The High Calling’s retreat at Laity Lodge, I had the distinct honor of becoming one of the unsuspecting victims of a prankster.  Jennifer Lee (go check out her book, Love Idol!) set aside her megatalents as a writer, blogger, and general do-gooder in order to execute some hijinks behind our backs. Enter … Read More

Less Christianese, please?


I learned a language by osmosis.  Never opened a book or took a class!  I speak Christianese.  Do you?  Do you know anyone who does? Well, to be more accurate, I used to speak Christianese.  I still do, to a certain extent, but I see myself as a recovering Christianese speaker.  I’m not in a … Read More

For the love of the English language


I don’t want to be pegged as the Grammar Gestapo or the Spelling Special Squad.  Lord knows the post is above my pay grade, 😉 and I don’t have the patience for it. But, for the love of the English language, can we (users of all forms of social media) please employ even a passing … Read More

Best in Show

I love to observe human nature and smile (when I don’t just burst out laughing) at some of the lunacy that passes itself off as normal behavior.Cue Best in Show.  Best in Show is the title given to the dog that wins the Westminster Kennel Club trophy for being the overall perfect dog among the thousands … Read More

Wisdom from the road well travelled

I spend upwards of two hours driving to and from work each day.  It opens up a world of opportunity to glean what I like to call “road wisdom.”1.     Perhaps your wig/weave/extensions are in too tight?  That might explain why you’re lurching from one lane to the next while you try to smoke, … Read More