this craze about adult coloring books…

  they certainly are popular. i got three in the span of christmas and my birthday. at first i thought it was a little weird… and felt like a 5 year old when people asked me what i was doing and i had to say i was coloring. 😀 but it’s kind of neat. Anna colored […]

A List of Books For When Winter Srikes Back 

   unfortunately, as I’m writing this I’m only in the middle of one book, that I’m reading for school. (It’s actually a great book, In His Steps)  I realllllly wish I had stocked up on books before all this snow hit…alas, i will have to settle for making a list and putting books on hold […]

How I Spent My SuperBowl…..

   If you’re like most americans, the Super Bowl is as big of an event as New Year’s Eve. Christmas is no big deal compared to the Super Bowl. Thanksgiving bows down to the Super Bowl.  If you’re like my family, the Super Bowl means your extended family won’t answer their phone for an afternoon […]

The Clan

Saturday was our Dare family Christmas; all the extended family from my dad’s side.  My aunt came up from Missouri with her three kids, one of which we barely recognized because it had been years since we’d seen him.  My grandma and grandpa came over too, so it was my dad’s whole immediate family plus […]

it feels like january and i don’t like that

Well, my birthday is in January…but I wanted to wait just a feeeeeew more weeks for snow….oh well.   Just 48 hours ago, it was actually somewhat warm.  The sun was shining.  you didn’t need to wear 2 pairs of jeans and 3 coats to avoid frostbite.  And there was this green thing all over […]