Life

Settling Down

I just moved for the fourth time in four years. Four crossing state lines kind of moves. This latest move is different because I don’t know when the next move will happen. The next big move, that is. In about a year we’ll do an in-town move when we buy a house, and that’s part …

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Family

The Beginning of the End

I am pregnant with my first child. How’s that for a beginning? As the baby grows (and with it my belly) and moves (it’s a squirmy little thing), I can’t help being consumed with the thought that I am going to be a mom. It’s something I’ve always wanted, but now that we’re down to …

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Random

a conversation

me: Hi, I’m calling about the rental house you have listed on craigslist. him: Yeah. me: Um, I have a few questions and was wondering if you have any more information? him: Yeah. me: *pause* *wait for him to give more information* me: Um, okay, what’s the square footage of the house? him: Hah, that’s …

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Life

things I’m learning about Wichita

Husband and I found out yesterday that in August we’ll be moving to Wichita, Kansas, so he can serve his vicarage* at Ascension Lutheran Church. I’ve only driven through Kansas, and stayed overnight there twice…once in Kansas City on a tornado-y night and once in the booming metropolis of Hoyt**. I have never been to …

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