Three Scott family celebrations collided this weekend, creating a crazy combination of chaos, reminiscence, and pure joy. It all started with our Jake’s 24th birthday dinner on Friday, a weekend of fun, food, and a little drink with friends and family. It all culminated today with Jake’s master’s degree graduation ceremony and his dad’s Father’s … More College graduation and the true measure of success: Is it “who you are” or “what you will be”?
My past few years have been full of beautiful times and blessings…and also the hardest challenges I’ve ever faced. During that time I’ve learned something quite interesting: I now believe trials and disappointment just might be the fastest (albeit bumpiest) path to clarifying what matters most to me. Hard times have proven to be the … More Disappointment Has Revealed the True Desires of My Heart
If your day ever needs a re-set, or if you just need to take a break and lose yourself for a while, grab a friend and head to the corner antique shop on your lunch break! My dad and I took a step back in time yesterday with a quick lunch at the Woolworth Diner, … More Taking a Trip Back in Time Can Help Turn Today Around
A pocket full of rocks when I was a kid meant this girl had a smile on her face. My favorites were the Apache teardrops from Papa (I now know they were obsidian), then there were the sparkly ones I so desperately wanted to believe were embedded with silver. Technically, my Papa’s arrowheads (that are … More Polishing Rocks
The top of our Christmas tree is doing a backbend. The crown jewel, our star, was just more than it could handle. It’s not really that big, the star, but it’s evidently too heavy for the thin neck of our tree. In fact, it’s bent so far back that it’s completely hidden; a visitor would … More To Bend Without Breaking, Look Up