Why connection?

Why connection?

Why connection?

The case for independence:   The U. S. Declaration of Independence was a history maker. “I’ll do it myself!” is a powerful declaration of many three year olds. The average square feet for new single-family homes in the U. S. in 1950 was 1,000 square feet; in 2015 it was almost 2,800 square feet.  This… Continue Reading

Trusting vulnerability instead of transparency.

Trusting vulnerability instead of transparency.

There is great hope; vulnerability is a good path. Transparency, authenticity, and vulnerability are popular buzz words these days.  We sometimes use them as if they were synonyms, but they’re not.   Transparency means we’re open – and not hiding anything; authenticity means what we offer to others is valid and accurate.   Vulnerability, in… Continue Reading

Airstream Almanac – vol. 3 “the impact of a ‘low-history’ diet”

Airstream Almanac – vol. 3 “the impact of a ‘low-history’ diet”

This volume of Airstream Almanac is being brought to you from the outer edge of Hurricane Harvey – a category 4 storm that is currently reeking havoc in Texas. Our travel trailer model name is a “Flying Cloud.”  We’re hoping that’s not anything prophetic. We’ve adjusted our travel plans – to stay longer in central… Continue Reading

Airstream Almanac – vol. 1

Airstream Almanac – vol. 1

Airstream Almanac – vol. 1: Aug. 15, 2017.  “A Safe Place to Dream” We wish you were literally with us yesterday – instead of just being virtually connected by this screen that we share like big chairs on a front porch. Yesterday we hooked up Freedom, our Airstream, for her maiden voyage on the road. … Continue Reading

Two roads, two rooms, two targets

Two roads, two rooms, two targets

One YouTube video opened a whole new life for me.  The video was the original, feature-length “Two Roads” message – skillfully presented as only John Lynch can deliver.   It’s weird in a way; the video should’ve been old news.  I grew up a preacher’s kid; I spent almost more time in a church building… Continue Reading

Grace and grocery shopping

Grace and grocery shopping

Young moms are thrilled.  You can almost hear the collective sigh of relief across the nation as more and more grocery stores are offering the newest attraction in customer service. It used to be a quarter ride on a mechanical horse. You’d hear young parents as they passed the shiny, plastic animal entering the local… Continue Reading