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Category: Friendship

granola and glasses of milk

On a Tuesday afternoon, a week after Keegan was born, my phone rang. I recognized the area code, so I answered, hoping it would be someone with answers to something. “Hello?” “Hi, is this Anne Wilson?” “Yes.” “Hi, Anne! I’m one of the nurses from your hospital. I was just calling to check in and see how you and your little baby are doing.” “Ok.” “So . . . how are you doing?” “I don’t know.” “You don’t know? Honey, are you crying?” “Yes.” “Oh, sweetheart. It’s going to get… Read more granola and glasses of milk

2011 Reflection & Wrap-Up

1. What did you do in 2011 that you’d never done before? I flew solo in youth ministry for 3 months as my co-worker took a sabbatical. I officiated a wedding. And… I dove into the joys of home ownership. :) 2.Did you keep your new year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year? I did. I failed. Hah! My resolution was to run the mini-marathon, but that didn’t work out. HOWEVER, I did join the YMCA and am working out routinely, so although I didn’t complete my resolution,… Read more 2011 Reflection & Wrap-Up


When I was in preschool, I obsessed over The Little Mermaid. I wanted everything to resemble Ariel–my clothes, my hair, my swimsuits, and yes–even my bandaids. One time when I was grocery shopping with my mom, I grabbed a big box of Little Mermaid Bandaids and slipped them into my pocket–not realizing, of course, that was a crime. I just wanted a bandaid, right? On the drive home, I got them out of the box and started sticking them all over my body–toes, knees, shins, arms, even my forehead. I… Read more bandaids