putting to rout all that is not life

"To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, draw closer, to find each other and to feel. That is the purpose of life." -from The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013) Last December I started a tradition of watching a movie by myself once I got home from the last … Continue reading putting to rout all that is not life

Change Calling, part one

            “Hello, you’ve reached my crazy, busy life. I’m sorry, but I can’t come to the phone right now. Please leave a message after the tone, and I’ll get back with you in ten or twenty years or so. Your call is important to us…” College is supposed to be the place you find your … Continue reading Change Calling, part one

Adventures In Frugality …Making a price book, finally

After reading the idea in Amy Dacyzyn's Tightwad Gazette, I've long intended to do a written-down price book --a list of items I regularly buy with the best prices I find at each store along with the date. Finally, I started one tonight. I'm still bumping my way around MS Excel (I can't remember how to do the … Continue reading Adventures In Frugality …Making a price book, finally

Ramblings and Thoughts on Christian Education

We are truly blessed to be living where we are with an excellent Christian school just 1.5 miles down the road. As a matter of fact, the kids' schooling was a major factor in our moving back to Wisconsin. Had we remained in Arizona, we would not have been able to afford to keep Elanor … Continue reading Ramblings and Thoughts on Christian Education