Perfect Moment Monday: Omaha!

January 26, 2014

One recent Sunday afternoon my family members and I gathered in our LaZBoy pews, joined our voices in hymns of hope and praise, and communed together with chips and salsa. Our prayers were answered. The Broncos are going to the Super Bowl! The last time this happened, neither of my children were born and I […]

One-Woman Show

January 15, 2014

To find one of my evergreenest posts, you’d have to go back 6½ years, back to my early days of blogging in 2007. You’d think that said post would have to do with open adoption or chakras or Perfect Moment Mondays, or something that I’m known for writing about. But you’d be wrong. What Google […]


January 6, 2014

My fingers glide effortlessly over the keys. No one in the history of piano — including Ludwig van Beethoven — has ever performed Für Elise quite as  well as I am playing it now. I sit at the piano in our living room, right near our home’s front door, “sniffing the keys” (my piano teacher‘s phrase […]

The Year of the Luz 2013

December 31, 2013

Highlights/lowlights: Quarter 1: I forgave the world for all its sins against me. Quarter 2A: I gave birth to a book! Quarter 2B: Poop soup? Yes, please! Quarter 3: Tessa and Reed each guest posted. Quarter 4: I made a bold prediction on The Huffington Post that involves the Berlin Wall. And how was your […]