unPLANNED

This book by: Abby Johnson is the personal story of a former Planned Parenthood director. She tells, from her perspective, how she came to work for Planned Parenthood, her beliefs and values, her personal experiences with abortion, her job responsibilities, etc. She explains both the pro-choice and pro-life perspectives when addressing personal, political, […]

Quick Update!

I have been silent for awhile, not because I have not wanted to write more frequently but because I have been keeping busy as usual! Here are some quick updates that I hope to elaborate on soon… Our new exchange student from Germany arrived in August and has blended into […]

12 Year Old Girl’s Anti-Abortion Speech

Yesterday, I posted a long perspective on Why I Am Pro-Life. Shortly afterward, I came across the following video of  a 12 year old girl’s anti-abortion speech. This is most definitely worth 5 minutes of your time! “A person’s a person no matter how small” (Horton Hears A Who by Dr. […]

Observing Lent

Today is Ash Wednesday… the day that many observe the Lent season. I was not raised in a family that participated in Lent. I always thought that Lent was a Catholic ritual. In high school I asked several friends why they came to school with ash on their foreheads and they could never […]

As 2013 Ends…

Here is our Christmas Letter for this year! ***** Dear Family and Friends, As you all know, we moved to New Mexico in December 2012. We found a home and moved in just in time for Christmas. We closed on our house in January. In February, we became members of […]

Tough Decision

We made a very tough decision to find a new home for our dog, Bear, several weeks ago. We asked around to see if anyone knew of a family who might be interested in having him. Having no luck, a friend recommended that we should contact Shooke Unleashed Animal Rescue […]

Pumpkin Patch

One thing I wanted to make sure that we did this season was go to the pumpkin patch. This is something that Noriko has never experienced. For our family, it has become a Fall favorite. We love to go do the mazes and activities and best of all choose our […]