Gimme that old-time religion

Gimme that old-time religion

  I desperately want to grow up to become the gray-haired great grandmother who bakes you a seven-layer chocolate cake with buttercream icing. Ignore the fact that I've never baked a cake that didn't start with a little help from my friend Betty. And yet, I press on. She pressed her white pants the night [...]

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Stories hiding in wooden pews

Stories hiding in wooden pews

  Recently, I spruced up my tagline on my social media bios. It says, "Lover of words, sprinkles, & wooden pews." I think you understand the love of words, and if you spend some time with me you'll know I have a very best friend who wants to throw me a sprinkle-themed party. And I [...]

On battered & shattered expectations.

On battered & shattered expectations.

  Honestly, I sometimes dream about making this blog less hygge. For those living under a rock, hygge is the Danish word for cozy and this funny obsession that many writers and shows have mocked as people have flocked to build a "hygge lifestyle" in an attempt to solve all of their world's problems. The New Yorker piece called "Is [...]