You are more precious than rubies. I am reading a new book that I’ve wanted to read for awhile now: A Year of Biblical Womanhood by Rachel Held Evans. I am enjoying it immensely. I avoided it for a while after hearing about it, because I expected a self-righteous written lecture about how to obey… Read More How about a resolution to Be Yourself? (a.k.a. – a Proverbs 31 post)
I have a new favorite movie: Boxtrolls! It has everything – cute characters, awesome scenery, witty dialogue, good music, good lessons that aren’t preachy, and a happy ending. And cheese – lots of cheese! The after-credit scene is awesome. I took our 3 year old to see Boxtrolls four times, and even got my husband… Read More Movie recommendation: Boxtrolls
My hubby and I are embroiled in a “discussion”. 😉 Yep, discussion. On how much food I like to keep available at any one time vs the available space in the kitchen. The food has rather taken over the kitchen, and even taken over part of the garage. I’m not one of those end-of-the-world preppers!… Read More How much food do you have available?
Conformity. Noun Compliance with standards, rules, or laws. Behavior in accordance with socially accepted conventions or standards. Sounds like a good thing, doesn’t it? A society filled with people who obey the laws, who behave in the way that makes others comfortable, who say “please” and “thank you” and who cross on the green light.… Read More Ranting about conformity
This is meant to be an amusing post about things that I personally have dealt with while living in the Philippines. 1. When is the last time you looked at the ceiling in your bathroom in the United States? Yeah, me neither. I, and most of the rest of the people in the USA, take for granted… Read More Things I took for granted in the USA
Life in the Philippines is much different from life in the United States. I’ve known this the whole time I’ve been here, but it seemed just a collection of “different” things. I did not realize there was a theme behind the differences until just last night. In the Philippines, you can get plenty of people… Read More Lots of service, no amenities