I love snacks. Ryan will tell you. Sometimes he checks to make sure I have some on the way out the door. Jewels loves treats. Say the word “Treat?” and she will cock… Continue reading


Taking random pictures throughout the week has become my creative outlet. I have been so busy recently and at some point I’d like to blog about my adventures… However, that won’t be tonight.… Continue reading

I love my husband

UPDATE: Check out the photos Ryan took today… Hence his “fancy outfit”… 🙂 Rick Santorum, Republican Presidential Candidate, encourages Washington State pastors in their efforts to preserve marriage between one man and one… Continue reading

A personal request for prayer…

I wrote this message as a request for prayer and support from my dear friends from the Centurions Program. I’d like to invite you to join me too. —– Dear fellow Centurions, I… Continue reading

Making a Home

I have moved a lot since living in Tacoma. It honestly is a little sad… When Ryan and I finished our 18mo lease at Court 17, we were hoping to get into a… Continue reading

Conviction & Justice

This blog was originally posted on October 5, 2010 at 6:13pm. I re-watched Conviction yesterday and was compelled to share it with you again. It’s an incredible story of perseverance, courage and justice.… Continue reading


Our friends brought some cupcakes by yesterday for Ryan’s Birthday. He actually had to work all day again today and I ate a Birthday cupcake by myself. I’m not sure what kind it… Continue reading

My Boots

My new boots. I had red rain boots. They were waterproof. They have cracks and leak. This summer I bought a pair of warm fuzzy suede boots that keep my feet warm but… Continue reading

Heavy Boots

I recently read the book Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. It gave me “heavy boots,” a phrase used by the main character describing his sadness and depression (I think). I felt Extremely Disappointed… Continue reading

Here is Love

I’ve been listening to this song recently on It’s kind of like Pandora, but you can actually choose the playlist you’d like to hear. The album is actually called “Here is… Continue reading