Sweet Boy#1–“No moldy food can compare to the moldiness of Theo himself.”Read more
None of these amazing creatures seemed impressed enough by my presence to bother devouring, maiming, or threatening my life. That changed this week! Our whole family had a close encounter with a dangerous creature. In fact, we invited it into our own home!Read more
Sweet Boy#2–“Hey, Mom. Your hair looks just as nice as a dead rat!”Read more
“God often chooses the unpopular, the weak, the stinky, the poor, the outsiders, the anxious, the fearful” –FaramirRead more
As a mother of seven, MAMO was not daunted by such a task. Before camp began, she prayed, watched, listened, and ordered a fabulous collection of transformers online that she had no idea how to put together!Read more
They threw themselves into laughing, shouting, raucous fun, all while deep inside their hearts were broken. I saw them sacrifice their right to grieve, so that these dear children could postpone their sorrow for one, glorious week.Read more
One of them mused to a camp intern about spiritual matters.
“I wonder what it would be like to be stepped on by a dinosaur? That is the fourth thing I’m going to do in heaven, be stepped on by a dinosaur”Read more
As we searched the pew for Kleenex, hands held tight, Scruffy turned to me. “Do you know what Van Helsing’s theme for chapel is next week?”
I answered that I did not.
“Broken,” Scruffy said. “His theme is broken.”Read more
Yes, I also let him construct this amazing terrarium out of some old rum bottles, a spaghetti canister, and no small amount of duct tape. What was he intending to house in this multi-level creature habitat?Read more
Sweet Boy#2—Discovers me popping bubble wrap—“Old people don’t have fun! Why are you popping these?” He then confiscates them to pop himself.Read more