About a year ago, I really started questioning the things I grew up believing about my body. I should’ve really questioned most of this years ago- but these were the “truths” I grew up with and accepted. I grew up surrounded by dress codes that disproportionately targeted female attire…because “modesty”. Here are the lessons I… Continue reading Men are not dogs
I’ve been going through the New Testament lately and picked up on a theme I had never really paid attention to before. It goes like this- Jesus and disciples- pick food on Sunday Pharisees (Christians)- THE RULES SAY YOU CAN’T DO THAT Jesus- You missed the point of the rules the next week… Jesus- heals… Continue reading The Rules
Well guys, we did it, we packed up our North Carolina house, cleaned it and picked up my dad from the airport only one hour behind our ambitious schedule. We spent three days driving to Wisconsin and arrived at our new house. We were so excited to be out of the car, so excited to… Continue reading North Carolina to Wisconsin to Michigan
We have had a nature filled week! We’ve gotten really used to bears. We have a mama and two cubs who play in our yard and inspect our grill for leftovers all the time. In the evenings we like to walk down to the mailbox, about a mile from the house. On our last… Continue reading Nature
No I’m not pregnant. We leave tomorrow for Hilton Head! This is our second family vacation ever and our first without my parents. I have 6 loaves of bread rising (3 of regular bread, 1 for hamburger buns, 2 of cinnamon bread), a whole tote of snacks and food and clothing and car toys ready… Continue reading Big changes in the Hazelhome
Why don’t you care? There are kids dying of hunger everywhere There are refugees who need our help There are orphans who need families Why aren’t you helping? There are vets committing suicide There are homeless people begging for help Racism is still an issue Why don’t you care? Why aren’t you helping? This… Continue reading Why don’t you care?
So I wrote this on giving Tuesday about my favorite nonprofit- Raincatchers and how my dad started it- and I’m not sure if I ever shared it here- so sorry not sorry if I already did I remember hearing the story of how my dad got started in Haiti a long time ago. He… Continue reading Giving Tuesday