Game On

Game On

I get really irritated when I hear people criticize grown men who play video games. They like to create this image of some immature man-boy sitting in his basement in a dirty t-shirt wasting his life away playing dumb games.  One reason it annoys me is that my husband...
Are You Stinky?

Are You Stinky?

In my classroom I have a list called “Ms. Smith’s pet peeves.”  One of my biggest pet peeves is odors.  Perfume.  Scented lotion. Cologne.  Food.  Body odor. Bananas (I HATE the smell of bananas). The kids find this amusing.  They think I’m a...
Your NEW Christian Family

Your NEW Christian Family

When I hear the term “Christian Family” the first thing that comes to mind is two parents and a couple of kids sitting around the living room reading their bible.  Maybe they’re holding hands as the dad leads the family in prayer.  They don’t watch much TV or listen...
Happy Like Christ?

Happy Like Christ?

In this country we are obsessed with happiness.  It is, afterall, a requirement written into our Declaration of Independence: “Life, liberty and pursuit of happiness.”  Pursuing happiness is supposedly one of those inalienable rights given to us by our creator.  As a...
The Good Sheperd

The Good Sheperd

Here’s a story I snagged from Facebook not long ago…. This is Shrek the sheep. He became famous several years ago when he was found after hiding out in caves for six years. Of course, during this time his fleece grew without anyone there to shorn (shave)...
Zen Mode

Zen Mode

While most of my Facebook friends are building farms, starting wars with the Mafia, or giving life on Candy Crush, I’ve found a new way to waste my time.  It’s a game called Slydris.  Slydris is the really fun, uber addictive Tetris like game.  In the game, blocks...