Being the Bride

by Ruth, a.k.a. Momma Frizzle As I’ve shared before, Daddy Rooster is a lavish gift giver. Thursday night was a beautiful example of this.   The kids and I arrived home from the school science fair at nearly 8 p.m., hungry and tired. We walked into the house to find a...
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Go Take a Hike

by Ruth, a.k.a. Momma Frizzle Recently, my friend Heather invited me on an early morning hike. Although I’d been to Wekiwa Springs State Park many times, I’d never explored its extensive hiking trails. So, I jumped at the invitation. Wearing hoodies and CamelBaks, we...
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Spring Break House Arrest

by Ruth, a.k.a. Momma Frizzle I’m quickly sending this post from my semi-self-imposed spring cleaning lock down. Daddy Rooster is about to blow a gasket over our cluttered and disheveled home. I hate to admit it, but things have gotten pretty overrun lately.   While...
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Talk Worth Spreading

by Ruth, a.k.a. Momma Frizzle On the Strength Finder 2.0 assessment test, my number one strength is input, which is also a great one-word explanation for why I love TED Talks.   For those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about, read the note at the end of this...
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Old Lady Glasses

by Ruth, a.k.a. Momma Frizzle Horrifying admission: I need reading glasses. A couple mornings ago, I literally could not get my eyes to focus on the teeny, tiny words in my Bible.   This is horrifying, but not because I hate glasses. My lover (read: husband) and our youngest...
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Sunday Ride

by Ruth, a.k.a. Momma Frizzle When I was 12 years old, I loved riding bikes, climbing trees, and dreaming about boys. At almost 43 years old, I still do. Only now I know which guy is going to be my boyfriend forever, and we just got back from a Sunday afternoon bike ride...
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Singing a Marriage Song

by Ruth, a.k.a. Wife of Daddy Rooster In a letter to a newly married sister, I once wrote, “You do not know yet what you have promised. You don’t know what your marriage vows will require of you. And that is why marriage takes faith and courage.”  ...
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