Recently: May 2023

It’s been a hot minute since I’ve really let you all peek into my day to day life. Life has gotten very busy on several different fronts and taking the time to write about it publicly felt both too time consuming, and too vulnerable.

  • My boss at work has been out on paternity leave for the past several months, and it’s been busy filling in all the places he was contributing. But in some ways it’s been really nice to have a slightly freer hand to approach projects my own way.
  • My eldest son and I are preparing to go to Uganda to lead a Vacation Bible School (VBS) with our favorite organization. I’m co-leading this trip with a good friend, and we’re taking 30 people. (!!) It’s been a VERY busy season preparing cultural trainings, making lists of supplies, and coordinating all the logistics.
  • My youngest has experienced a number of mental health challenges lately which included a bit of time in the hospital. Our relationship has grown by leaps and bounds and we have overcome a lot together the past several months and I am so proud of him, and proud of us for how we’ve navigated this season with him.
  • The church youth group has been wonderful but also challenged my time management skills. We’re now meeting high school and middle school on separate nights and I’m writing content for both small groups and trying to fill in the gaps where we don’t have a point leader in place.
  • I’ve been loving being back on the bike, but I’m only getting the time to ride a couple of times a week. The weather here has been wonderfully cool, and unseasonably wet which I will take but it has limited when I can ride pretty significantly.