Posts made in March, 2013

Uni and Friendship

I’ve recently begun experimenting with trying things I’m afraid of. Not dumb stuff, like going a hundred miles an hour, but reasonable things a conservative person like myself might try in attempt to stretch my comfort zone. Sometimes it works out brilliantly. Other times, not so much. I’m a squeamish person. I do not do blood or bodily fluids, which is my husband’s...

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Using the blessing to take the sting out of the cost

At this moment, hubby and I are cringing at some of our bills. For the first time in twenty years, I owe taxes. Added to that, our dog needed some expensive care- routine, but because of his age, he needed some extra things that made it cost more money. On top of that, we had to have some work around our house done. We could have put off the dog and the house, but I was afraid that if we waited,...

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Is Rob Bell really my enemy?

Is Rob Bell really my enemy?

Some of my friends may be convinced I’m going to hell for saying this. But as I see the new flurry over Rob Bell, a controversial pastor who has now endorsed gay marriage, I find myself in a weird place. It bothers me less that Rob Bell has come out in favor of gay marriage than do people’s responses to it. I am appalled at the mean, hateful posts people are putting out there because...

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Confessions of a codependent doggie mama

Confessions of a codependent doggie mama

There I said it. I am a codependent doggie mama. I love my doggie, probably more than I should, and it probably meets conditions of more psychological dysfunction than mere codependency. But we won’t discuss that. After all, that’s why I pay a therapist. My dog is having his teeth cleaned today. But since going to the vet, groomer, or anything else that involves me dropping him off...

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