What I learned riding a roller coaster 7 times in a row

  I spent a lovely  – and surreal – two days at Disneyland this week, and at one point found myself in line for the California Screamin’ roller coaster in California Adventure. It’s been a few years since I’ve ridden a roller coaster, but I remembered that I enjoyed them – conceptually – and was […]


Today is Easter Sunday. Easter means a lot of things – it is the center of the Christian faith, the most important day in the church calendar, an opportunity to be reminded anew of how disgusting marshmallow Peeps are (but they are so dang cute we keep buying them anyways). To me Easter means one […]


My dear friend Chrissy posted the most stunning photograph on Facebook the other day. It’s a picture of her husband Robbie tossing their 19 month old son Luke into the air.  The photographer captured the image at this impossibly perfect, to-the-milisecond, blink-and-you’d-miss-it moment.  Luke is at the height of the toss, his little body straight […]