Search My Heart

Search My Heart

Over these past few months of social distancing, I have become extremely familiar with every square inch inside the four walls of my house.  This extended time period has brought about the spirit of renovation in my family (or at least in me and they have graciously...
Behind the Mask

Behind the Mask

When our Dallas County leaders announced the directive to wear masks in public, I immediately pulled out my sewing machine and made several for Roger and me, using the instructions on the CDC website. After one trip to the grocery store, though, I quickly traded my...
Don’t Waste the Wait

Don’t Waste the Wait

After one particularly noisy afternoon (with toddler guest appearances in Zoom meetings, dog barking, and 872 ‘fun’ facts shared by our teenager), my husband and I chuckled as we thought about what shelter-in-place would have looked like throughout different stages of...
On Being Non-Essential

On Being Non-Essential

Two weeks ago my city, county, state, and national governing authorities decided I am non-essential. Or more precisely, my work is non-essential. I was advised to stay at home because my job wasn’t crucial to the welfare of my city, county, state or nation...