For the love of craft supplies

Typically when I walk into the craft supply store, I work hard to keep myself focused on the project at hand. I ignore the rows of colorful markers, the patterned card stock and the amazing textures of yarn that I don't even know how I would use. I don't want to fall...

That time an angel showed up in my driveway

During the past couple of weeks, my son and I have been collaborating to create a short film for a local film fest. I wrote the screenplay, and he has been focusing on his strengths of directing, cinematography and editing. I've spent most of my "extra" time this week...

All of my gorilla knowledge wrapped up in a blog post

Up until three weeks ago, I could take all of the facts I knew about gorillas and fit them neatly into one sentence. These days, I am an entire blog post full of gorilla knowledge, especially when it pertains to the specific family of gorillas living at the Brookfield...
Tearing down fences

Tearing down fences

While I was away on Friday driving back and forth to pick up Andrew from that film camp, I got a text message from my husband that said this: "I'm taking down the fence." What fence? I responded in my mind, but not with my fingers. Surely, he doesn't mean the six-foot...

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Life in the Middle, Episode 7

Life in the Middle, Episode 7

It's been way too long since Alayna and I did an episode of Life in the Middle! Now that she's no longer in middle school, maybe you thought we would have to stop making our crazy videos... But she's STILL a MIDDLE child! In Episode 7, we go shopping for a Father's...

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