Why Does God Love Me? {Bible Reading Plan}
My sisters and I used to joke that our first stop on the way home from the hospital was church. And from that moment on, we spent every waking moment in church… For most of my life, I’ve always felt God’s presence around me. Even when I was running ahead […]

Why Does God Love Me? {Bible Reading Plan}


My Prop and Me {One in Thirty} 6 comments
I promise this is not becoming a photography blog. I promise I will start writing again. I promise to dig deeper. But sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words and sometimes it really is just a little bit more fun… And speaking of fun, I’m going to be participating […]

Photography Challenge {One in Thirty}


Fungus 6 comments
1. I spent some time at my “fortress of solitude” aka the Cape Girardeau Conservation Center. I love it there. It’s so quiet. I just grab my camera and walk. Sometimes I’ll come across other people and we’ll chat for a bit, other times, it’s as if I have the […]

Random Saturday



Picnik Closing 6 comments
I’ve been a big fan of Picnik forever. I’ve used it for the past couple of years to edit and store photos but now I’ve received word that Picnik is leaving. I cannot express how sad I am to see Picnik go. I’ve had fun playing with the various editing […]

Buh~Bye Picnik. I’ll Miss You.


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I’ve been playing around with Photoshop. So. Addicting. Seriously, I can’t stop. So I guess it’s good that I’m linking up with Misty and Kim for Shoot. Edit. Submit. this week. What editing tools do you use on your photographs?

Blue Bike {Shoot. Edit. Submit.}


This or That Thursday 8 comments
This week I’ve been working on shooting in Manual. I’m not sure if these pictures are technically “all that” but I do like them because, well, they’re fun. Our dog, Squeekerz, spent many years in the Witness Protection Program and never allowed me to take his picture, now he’s all […]

Squeekerz {This or That Thursday}




Soon by Jerry B. Jenkins
BOOK DESCRIPTION (FROM THE BOOK) Paul Stepola, an agent working for the National Peacekeeping Organization(NPO), has been assigned to enforce compliance with the world government’s prohibition on religion. Paul relishes his job and is good at it. He is determined to expose underground religion ~ flush it out, expose it […]

Book Review: Soon: The Beginning of the End (Underground Zealot, ...


Bean and Brown Rice Casserole
Ingredients 2 cups brown rice 1 can Red Kidney Beans (drained and rinsed) 1 can White Navy Beans (drained and rinsed) 1 can Pinto Beans (drained and rinsed) 1 medium onion (chopped) 2 medium tomatoes (chopped) 1 cup frozen corn 1 cup frozen peas 2 TBS Olive Oil 3½ cups […]

Bean and Brown Rice Casserole {Meatless Monday}