Getting ready for Advent.

Almost as soon as Halloween was over, the girls started thinking about Advent. Not Christmas, not gifts, but Advent. I was simultaneously proud and annoyed by the incessant prodding. Advent is kinda a big deal around here. We have a little tradition that I’ve blogged about before. But I guess I assumed that as the…

On concussion protocol.

Imagine you are at work on a Friday afternoon and you get a call from the school nurse. ‘Mrs VanderKuip? I have KJ in my office…she walked into a wall and hurt her head.’ OK, I will admit that I laughed. KJ is all arms and legs and gangly right now and is a bit…

Shaking the dust.

A post?  Shocking, I know. However, it is just a baby post of a song I like right now. Tweaking the layout has re-energized me and a wordy post will come soon. Mat Kearney: This is the air I breathe.