Please Accept This Party Favor

From time to time - usually when I am certain that I cannot effectively manage even one more second of deadline-related stress - my friends like to remind me that for the first five or six years of this here blog, I vowed and declared that I would … [Continue reading]

The Big Boo Cast, Episode 78

Well, this super-sized podcast was a mighty memorable moment for Melanie and me. Because much to our delight, legendary football coach Jackie Sherrill and his super-talented daughter, Bonnie Bishop, join us at the beginning of this episode. … [Continue reading]

Perhaps These Will Distract You From The Heat

I'll tell you what. This summer has flown by faster than any other. Maybe it's because we kicked it off with a trip to Kenya and have crammed in all sorts of stuff since we've been home (including the flu, which was no fun, but it flat dominated a … [Continue reading]

The Big Boo Cast, Episode 77

In this episode we talk about our summertime travel, the life-changing hummus I recently enjoyed, our current struggles with our hair, and our lack of business vision or insight or skill. Melanie also states her very strong feelings about being on a … [Continue reading]

Perhaps Jet Lag Would Have Been Preferable

The first night Alex and I were home from Kenya, I slept for 12 hours and woke up feeling like a champion. Granted, I had a case of the sniffles that I chalked up to too much time on airplanes, but I unpacked suitcases, washed clothes, and basically … [Continue reading]

The Nature, The Wildlife, and The Image Bearers of God

I've mentioned several times that Compassion always tricks you into a hike. Yesterday was no exception. Our group made our way down the hillside adjacent to the church we visited, and when we reached the lookout, there was just a smidge of a drop … [Continue reading]