My response

Brain things

Thank you so much for your confessions and insights on social media in the past week. They brightened my days with adult thoughts. You had good things to say; thank you for saying them, and for being honest about the questions you have and the temptations you struggle with. (Long winded is my favorite, FYI.) […]

January 30, 2018

Relating with social media

Brain things

Confession: It would help me out a lot this week if you would write in this space instead of me. Here’s how. Twice in a few months’ time, I’ve been given the opportunity to speak to small groups of women about relating with modern technology – especially social media. One of the assignments is behind […]

January 21, 2018

A word from the aged: How you’ll know

Brain things

Thank you so much for your kind words this week. I liked hearing from you, and in everything that you are experiencing I wish you joy. <3 I wrote this post a couple of weeks ago, a wrinkled and graying self-portrait. I wrote it but could not bring myself to publish it; I feared shocking […]

November 3, 2017

The words you gave me

Brain things

We apologize for the delay. The proprietor of this blog wishes to state that she was temporarily flattened by pizza sauce, sweet corn, and birthday parties. Aw, you guys are so fun! It’s chancy putting a game out there and not knowing if anyone will want to play. I loved watching you dig into your […]

September 23, 2017

The fourth word on the page

Brain things

Confession: This past Sunday morning I was trying to impress my Sunday school kids with how smart God is. He knows how many hairs are on your head, I said, even counting the ones that fell out while you were brushing them this morning. He knows how many leaves are on that tree. He knows what’s going to happen […]

September 18, 2017

The Mandela Effect and me

Brain things

Confession: When I used the word chartreuse in a blog post and some of you said you had to look it up, I decided I ought to as well, to see if Google Images showed the color I had in mind. It did. (For something breathtaking, try googling chartreuse and gray.) It also led me […]

May 25, 2017