"Pretend the girl accidentally loved the dragon." My son, 3, to his sister, 5. About 8/10 sentences from my son begin with "Pretend..." That's good. I have a theory that make believe helps us make believing more authentic as we grow older. Because we are more than merely rational beings, we need imagination to try to appreciate the infinite glory of God. We are made for wonder. That's why we … [Read more...] about Accidents Happen (Making Believe)
Personal Blogging is dead. Long live Facebook, Twitter, and MeNowNet. OK -made the last one up. But apparently, it's all over for the "Guess what, today I went to get my hair done, and it was like, so crazy..." stuff on blogs. There are other formats for that invaluable service to humanity. I often contemplate the usefulness of blogs, especially my own. I guess I hope it's worth your one minute a … [Read more...] about I, like, totally had a bad day, lol
"You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club." Jack London … [Read more...] about London Clubbing
My most recent post, "Dating Yourself and Making Birdhouses," is up at the Rabbit Room. For some reason, they still let me post there. … [Read more...] about Wascally Wabbit
And don't smoke. My goal, when wrapping gifts, is that one (count 'em, one) side looks like an adult wrapped it. … [Read more...] about It’s important to have goals, kids
And I don't know about you, but I need it. HT: Abraham Piper … [Read more...] about Laugh out loud. I did.
Aletha dreamed of golden wings. Morning came –her, wingless. Quietly she crafted from things around her house. . . And flew. . (A wizard’s daughter.) … [Read more...] about The Girl With Golden Wings
I want to say thanks to those of you who have written encouraging e-mails to me after reading the new story in West Virginia South. I know there's a fine line between being prideful and being encouraged, but that's my problem, and I am very pleased to receive the opportunity to engage in the consideration. . Also, it is very funny when some one says "Hey, I bought a copy of West Virginia South for … [Read more...] about Fledge of Allegiance