Tag Archive | fitness

5 Reasons Why I’m a Bad Influence

5 Reasons Why I’m a Bad Influence

I fed my kids pie for dinner Yes, you read that right. I fed my kids pie for dinner last night. Did I mention the crust is made with butter and lard? That’s not low-fat ice cream either but Blue Bell vanilla bean. We might have had some sushi and warm crusty bread too. But […]

Modesty – It Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does

This post isn’t writing related but every once in a while we tackle controversial topics, so here I go. If you’re one of my Facebook friends, you already know this. I rail against the modesty movement. Mostly because of the whole one-piece suits only rule common in youth groups, something I hated as a teen […]

Doing Lent differently

Doing Lent differently

I’ve never been one for giving up things for Lent, because I didn’t understand the point. Someone once told me it was to emulate Jesus’ 40 days of preparation. Really? We emulate Jesus’ preparation for the cross by giving up coffee or chocolate? Really? For a long time, I’ve seen giving things up for Lent […]

Taekwondo Mom

Taekwondo Mom

This year, my oldest son started taking Taekwondo. His grandfather paid for it, thinking it would be good for his discipline and fitness and, you know, all the things practicing a sport or martial art is good for. And it has been good for him. He has yet to master the art of cleaning his […]