Friday Faves: I Survived My Wal-Mart Shopping Experience Edition

On Wednesday, I accompanied my mom on a shopping excursion to the scourge of all giant retail chains–Wal-Mart.  Not just any Wal-Mart, but a SUPER Wal-Mart (though it’s not the biggest, nor super-est Wal-Mart I’ve ever visited.  It’s certainly the most unpleasant.)  Since she’s developed an ulcer on the bottom of her foot, she hasContinue reading “Friday Faves: I Survived My Wal-Mart Shopping Experience Edition”

To Save A Life–the Movie & the Sonic Kitty

On Thursday evening, I attended a pre-screening of TO SAVE A LIFE, a film that delves into the lives of teenagers in crisis (suicide, pregnancy, divorce, cutting, bullying).  For now, all I will say about the film (which releases in January 2010) is:: it’s pretty good, has the potential to get teens (and adults) talkingContinue reading “To Save A Life–the Movie & the Sonic Kitty”

Things That Make Me Go AAAAAAAAAAHHHHHH!!!

Growing up without any siblings, sometimes I fail to realize how annoying people you live with try to be…on purpose.  Such was the case with my best friend this evening when she decided to put on a “funny new show” called “Nashville Star“–a generic version of “American Idol” for country stars hosted by….Billy Ray CyrusContinue reading “Things That Make Me Go AAAAAAAAAAHHHHHH!!!”

Covert Christianity

Written in 2006 By Amy Sondova Today the Christian book man came into my mom’s store to replenish their inspirational literature stand. He and I have a little ritual that takes place each month. He looks at me oddly when I request some of my favorite authors like C.S. Lewis and Philip Yancey. They’ve doneContinue reading “Covert Christianity”