A Texas Holiday

When I was in college, (university for those of you outside the states), I took a class called Interpersonal Communication Theory. It was about relationships. It was a hugely popular class held in one of those massive 500 person auditoriums. If you weren’t in class at least 15 minutes early you wouldn’t have a seat….

Things I Miss

I’ve been thinking about homesickness recently. Every blog and book I read about moving to a new country and culture references the ending of the “honeymoon phase” and the start of the “homesickness phase.” I can’t help but wonder if I’m still in the honeymoon phase and blissfully unaware of the impending crushing homesickness or…

Brooks’ Birthday Weekend

I have a 6 year old! It doesn’t seem possible! How am I old enough to have a child that is SIX YEARS OLD?? You might notice a piece of furniture in those pics. We were so sick of having nothing to sit on so we bought a little outdoor set just to not sit…