Tag Archives: beauty

The Salted Nut Roll Fairy 29 July 2016

For the second summer in-a-row, my friend Elaine and I have started the summer with a hiking goal ┬áin mind. It’s pretty simple: get together one day a week and hike, with an ultimate hike at summer’s end before school … Continue reading

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famous 29 August 2014

Who am I famous to, and why? Am I famous to God? Is that yellow Aspen leaf I put in my water bottle holder famous to God? Is it famous to God in the same way I am? Why is … Continue reading

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Beauty 27 February 2014

Sometimes I am simply blown away by the beauty of this planet. I wish I had an nth of God’s creative abilities. I read yesterday about a typical day in the life of a young adult writer I like who … Continue reading

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Beauty and Faith 29 January 2014

Looking outside both yesterday and today, the world was a sparkling reminder of the beauty we are always surrounded by but don’t always notice. I’m thankful for a God who is faithful and who loves beauty. Returning from my run … Continue reading

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setting 10 January 2014

I love setting; the places and conditions where a story is born and unfolds. I have a particular fondness for rural settings and the beauty beheld in wild places, whether on vast open prairies or high in the rugged mountains … Continue reading

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28 December 2013

How many are in the midst of contemplating resolutions for the new year? Gazing out these double glass doors at the beauty of Lake McConaughy in winter: bare brown trees line the shore, the wind is causing the cold water … Continue reading

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10 December 2013

Twenty-one years ago today, around 5:06AM, I received an incredible gift of life in a newborn baby boy. Happy birthday Alex. Now…putting up the Christmas tree was somewhat precarious as I did not trim enough of the lower branches off. … Continue reading

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