Life, Wisdom

The Parable of the Diesel Fuel

Once upon a time, there was a man. The man had a much younger brother, who would sometimes travel from a far away land to visit him. The younger brother was grateful to the older brother for inviting him into his home. To extend his gratitude, the younger man would offer to help the older brother, who worked long days,…

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Life

A better Tuesday

I’m happy to report that Tuesday, September 14, was exponentially better than Tuesday, September 7. 🙂 It was still our “busiest” day of the week….Ethan had piano right after school AND soccer later. Asher had cross country right after school AND swim later. I have to drive to/ from piano, and do CC pick up. But, unlike last Tuesday, this…

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Life, Weekends

Weekend happenings + misc.

Happy Tuesday. It feels like it’s been a bit since my last regular post, but I guess it was just last Friday. How was your weekend? Mine, again, felt quite full. This is just the reality when Ethan has soccer tournaments (as he did again this weekend). When you have multiple games, spread out across the weekend, in another city,…

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Kids, Life

1st CC meet and TGIF

T to the G to the I to the F. This kinda felt like the longest short week ever! Pretty sure that my terrible night of sleep on Tuesday just really kickstarted it to be a bit rough. Plus it’s just been a really full bunch of days. But the week has definitely been on a persistent uptick since then!…

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Kids, Life

My heart is bursting

Ohhhhh my goodness you guys. My heart is literally bursting even now like 12 hours later. I have to share this story. So last night was Asher’s first “mock” cross country meet (just his own team, at the school, during practice). But they had to run an official course around the soccer and baseball fields, up some hills, etc. A…

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