Attending Church for the First Time (for Dummies)

I remember the first time I stepped into a church.  I was in elementary school and there was one in my neighborhood.  When I stepped inside, I had this tremendous sense of awe.   I was seven years old, I probably didn’t even know what the word “awe” meant, but I felt it.  The wood […]

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My Life as a Lucy Skit: Episode 1

I like to call this episode:  The Back and the Bottle For those of you not familiar with my utter disregard for the English language when it comes to phrases, you can check out my Melissaisms post so you understand what a “Lucy skit” is, especially if you were born before the year 1980. My […]

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Video: Despicable Me’s Best of Agnes

I don’t know how I managed not to see Despicable Me in the two years since its release, but I made up for it two days ago on iTunes. Can I just say: Loved it! I thought it was going to be about some crotchety villain doing bad stuff. Somehow, I totally missed the part […]

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Church

So, I volunteer at my church on Tuesdays to help with cooking.  It’s funny that I’d volunteer for this because I don’t particularly like cooking.  I do, however, love to talk and that’s what we do while we’re cooking so it works out beautifully.  Actually, that’s not true.  I like cooking, just not on a schedule.  Only […]

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The Profession of a Sound Engineer

I know a few sound engineers and my respect for them just skyrocketed.

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Dad’s Advice to Future Son-in-Law

I loved this.  Dad nailed it.

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Melissaisms

[insert word]-sickles:   Fingersickles = cold fingers.  Melissasickle = cold Melissa. BP:   Big Plan.  As in, “Hey, what’s the BP for tonight?  Dinner and a movie?” Foofy:   Sticking up, out, or all over the place (as in a bad hair day). Futz:   To fiddle around with something until it is ruined beyond repair. Habawa?:   A question.  […]

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