Leap-frogging technologies are a theme in our household conversations these days. When large swaths of people previously did not have access to certain improvements to quality of life, and a new way of creating access is developed to remove the barriers, people who never could get services in the first wave suddenly join the network… Continue reading Leap-frogging


The Cast Iron Skillet and Vocation The cast iron skillet has a permanent place on the front burners of our stove. I cook some part of our meal with it just about every evening. And never wash it. I believe on some level, this is why my husband got it – because he knew my… Continue reading Seasoned

Turning Off Autopilot: More Than Just Getting Through It

This pandemic is definitely an era I am tempted to just keep my head down and “get through” by running on autopilot. This fall I felt like I was in near-constant motion to get through the pattern of every week: church communications, distance learning for the kids, editing, e-mailing, staff meeting, sermon prep and recording,… Continue reading Turning Off Autopilot: More Than Just Getting Through It