Apparently I pocketed my phone with the reminder app open, and accidentally typed a stream of nonsense letters to remind myself of. Bewildered by this bizarre array of letters, my phone’s autocorrect tried valiantly to suggest corrections. “Ukulele?” it ventured. “Usually?” Eventually, it gave up. I guess it’s better than a butt dial!
My little boy didn’t want to share his new toy with his two-year-old cousin. He gave it to me to hold and keep safe. He said, “I trust you with this because I’ve never seen you spoil anything. Except when you’re cooking.” Wow. Thanks, son!
In this completely empty restaurant…. Why is THIS the only table i really want to sit at?
Alaska is a beautiful place, but sometimes I miss the conveniences of “The Lower 48,” as we say here. Earlier I wrote about my troubles retrieving my mail, but there are other things I’m not used to. Another thing that’s weird at my house is that we don’t have trash pickup. We have to haul ourContinue reading “#AlaskaProblems Part 2”
I got the following text from my fifteen-year-old: That was a weird exchange, but I’m just glad I didn’t have to actually do anything.
Last night I was wearing my new navy shirt with my brown skirt. I thought I looked quite nice as I headed out to go shopping. I forgot what my friend Megan had told me about those being “Wal-Mart-colors.” (I had replied, No they’re not! They are neutrals.”) But there I was in the craft section atContinue reading “I thought this outfit looked good”
One Sunday morning at church, Miss Cindy was trying to make a point about how God loves everyone regardless of our differences. “You know,” she said, “we are all different. Do you know what ethnicity you are?” The kids looked at her blankly. “For example,” she continued, “I’m Korean.” The kids caught on. “Oh!” said aContinue reading “What are we?”