• family,  hubs,  kids,  the fam

    Bring on the rain

    So there’s been one big question everyone at my house has been asking me lately. “When are you going to post on your blog again?” It’s been a minute, so to speak. I’ve been blogging this month over at Mississippi Women Bloggers. We’ve also had a particularly busy March around the Rogers house. At the moment, among other things, we are consumed with the two big “B’s” in our lives. Ballet and baseball.  Sissy is in the studio two nights a week, studying classical ballet and they are currently in final preparations for the big recital of the year. It seems the hour and fifteen minute sessions are getting longer…

  • blogging,  faith,  not so small stories,  writing

    Did Jesus ever say “Meh”?

    Pondering text, tone, and all the stuff that has gone unwritten Tone It is true that tone makes all the difference in whatever it is that is being said. Or written. Or read. It is entirely possible to use tone without actual sound. Ever gotten an email with “tone”? I have. Most definitely. An email with “tone” can really get under my skin. I shouldn’t be so sensitive. Think about all the texts that we have access to that we could never possibly hope to hear a recording of how they were actually spoken originally. The Bible for example. The sonnets. The great poets. Shakespeare. Seriously, what if we knew…