The following is a collection of real quotes from throughout the month of November. Some of them I heard with my own ears and some were submitted to me upon request.
Masha: I’m gonna go eat. Cuz that’s what I do best.
Mom: Hey, Freddy.
Dad: Who’s calling me?
Mom: The only person here [...]
I decided to try something different for Advent this year. Emily said it was a good idea so if you love it, make sure you tell her. (Same rules for if you don’t love it).
No, I’m not linking to the China vlogs. Sorry.
How are you celebrating the first week of [...]
What if Thanksgiving wasn’t a holiday?
What if there were no cross-cultural meals in the history of our nation?
What if there were no pilgrims, no sweet potatoes, no pies?
What if we didn’t pause annually to celebrate what we have?
What if people didn’t use the month of November to express self-control [...]
The DirecTV guy had no idea what he was in for when he volunteered to service our house. We sent him home with two bottles of wine and three stories his wife won’t believe.
No one remembered exactly when the pair of steel-toed boots first appeared outside the kitchen door.
No one even remembered if they were there when the thirty-five of us arrived at our mission trip lodging center.
No one claimed them before the busses were loaded after a teary farewell and final hugs.
So I Vanna [...]
To say that her house was clean would be an understatement.
The place was spotless. Not just “Company’s coming over” clean but like the deep clean that you’re pretty sure is impossible to maintain.
Yet it’s always that way.
I know this because I have a key to her house. I have permission to show [...]
The whole world changed that day.
My family of one became a family of two.
In every major decision, I had to consider–What would happen to her? How would I provide for her?
When I moved to North Carolina, how would I get in contact with her?
When I went to Guatemala, how far would [...]
The following is a collection of real quotes collected throughout the month of October.
Elizabeth: You know what they say: hindsight is 50-50.
Katie: I went to a backwards Subway.
Mom: A Yawbus?
Dad: I googled it on YouTube.
Katie: Ooh! I’m pinning this. I don’t really like it but I like the cute [...]
If we’re being honest, when I first saw her, I mocked her. Something about her leggings-turned-pants and her all-too-loose crop top warranted a comment from me about a fashion lesson.
The way she galloped across the McDonald’s parking lot made me feel it necessary to add dance lessons to her near future.
Sure, her style [...]
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