Month: January 2012

I’m ready for my close up.

This is really strange, but, just one month from today, a filmmaker is going to step off a plane in Costa Rica with his fancy cameras and lights and sound junk, which he will then use to follow us around, ask us probing questions, and (I presume) get close ups of all of the dirt,…

This is NOT a food blog! But…

…I made a Picaken.  A “picaken” is a whole entire pie baked into a whole entire cake. And you can’t just go and make a Picaken and then not talk about it on your blog. A Picaken is more than food… it’s an adventure. It all started when I was poking around on Pinterest one night and I stumbled…

I finally wrote something, but not here…

Hi. Remember me? I write this blog… I haven’t been around much because 2 of my 3 spawn are still home on summer break. So I’m doing this crazy thing where, instead of keeping them subdued with limitless video game play, I force them to interact with real life by giving them household chores, making…

Looking for a kick-ass Missions Pastor?

We like to lay in bed at night and talk about the future. Our timeline in Costa Rica is quickly drawing to a close, and imagining all the places God might take us this year brings hundreds of scary possibilities to mind. I admit, I find some kind of twisted pleasure in considering the worst. …

Be afraid.

At the stroke of midnight, we welcomed 2012 with some of our favorite people on the planet by our side. We ate and drank and danced a little, and then we piled into 3 cars and drove 5 minutes up the hill to the most perfect vantage point for watching Costa Rica do what she…

I’m ready for my close up.

This is really strange, but, just one month from today, a filmmaker is going to step off a plane in Costa Rica with his fancy cameras and lights and sound junk, which he will then use to follow us around, ask us probing questions, and (I presume) get close ups of all of the dirt,…

This is NOT a food blog! But…

…I made a Picaken.  A “picaken” is a whole entire pie baked into a whole entire cake. And you can’t just go and make a Picaken and then not talk about it on your blog. A Picaken is more than food… it’s an adventure. It all started when I was poking around on Pinterest one night and I stumbled…

I finally wrote something, but not here…

Hi. Remember me? I write this blog… I haven’t been around much because 2 of my 3 spawn are still home on summer break. So I’m doing this crazy thing where, instead of keeping them subdued with limitless video game play, I force them to interact with real life by giving them household chores, making…

Looking for a kick-ass Missions Pastor?

We like to lay in bed at night and talk about the future. Our timeline in Costa Rica is quickly drawing to a close, and imagining all the places God might take us this year brings hundreds of scary possibilities to mind. I admit, I find some kind of twisted pleasure in considering the worst. …

Be afraid.

At the stroke of midnight, we welcomed 2012 with some of our favorite people on the planet by our side. We ate and drank and danced a little, and then we piled into 3 cars and drove 5 minutes up the hill to the most perfect vantage point for watching Costa Rica do what she…