May 2013 Books

I'm finding as I read fewer books I think about the ones I do a lot more after I'm finished. I don't necessarily put more thought into making higher-quality reading choices, but I guess since I don't have the need to add a lot of filler to my to-read list they end up higher quality anyway. 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess by Jen … [Read more...]

Job duties

A few weeks ago Thomas said something to Margaret about mommy quitting her job to stay home with the kids. Margaret’s response? “Noooo, Dad, she quit her job to clean the closets.” She has a point, honestly. I resigned to be with my kids, but when I did I also set specific measurable goals unrelated to them. Bonding with my kids and witnessing … [Read more...]

7 items of clothing: 7 days

(Click on the picture to enlarge if you'd like to see the outfits in more detail.) I'm reading the book 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess by Jen Hatmaker and participating in the Bible study version of it as well. The premise of the book is that Jen picked 7 areas of her life to 'fast from excess' in for a month each. For instance, in … [Read more...]