Category Archives: Books to Read

The Shakeout: Hiking the Appalachian Trail, Part I

Hi there, readers! Can you believe that October is on the doorstep? I wanted to post this piece two weeks ago, but have been delayed. A nasty stomach virus swept through campus this week, taking down faculty and students. I … Continue reading

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What I’m Up To This Summer

It’s hard to believe July is almost over. As August approaches, I know my days of summer and free time draw to a close. With the couple of weeks I have left before school responsibilities begin, I plan to enjoy … Continue reading

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Travel Roundup Part II

Spring is in full bloom—finally! Each time I look out the window I marvel at the transformation. A few weeks ago, the trees stood brown and bare. The blooming bulbs with their vibrant colors served as the only signal that … Continue reading

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Bargain Corner!

Readers, Everywhere God is on sale at Amazon for $6.55! Roughly half its list price. If you’re looking for a new read or a gift for a friend, now is the time to buy. This review particularly makes me happy. “Alicia’s … Continue reading

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Finding the Angle of Repose in Marriage, Part I

Have you been in a Target or a CVS lately? Have you been in any store lately? If so, you’ve encountered the onslaught of red and pink bags of candy, the Valentines, and other related trinkets greeting you as soon … Continue reading

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Some Favorite Family Read-Alouds

Hi friends! Head over to my friend Jessica Snell’s blog to read a piece I wrote about some favorite family read-alouds. I think you’ll enjoy checking out her blog, and hopefully you will find a new title or two to … Continue reading

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Sabbath Books

I’m excited to have Jessica Snell guest post at Always Orange. Jessica was my editor for Everywhere God. Her suggestions and observations made my book better. I love what she’s talking about in this piece and I think you will … Continue reading

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