January 2008 Archives


dear wheaton, i’m sorry.

Today was Breakaway Ministry and CSC chapel. Having sat through a chapeltizement or two in my college career, I recognized what I saw, and I wanted to apologize for it. Ministries that get to run a chapel service during the school year often see it as a marketing opportunity to recruit students to serve with… Read more »


panna cotta

Last summer I was out to dinner at a restaurant in Tualatin while visiting family in Oregon, and I had a dessert unlike any I’d ever had. It came to me in a wine glass and it was this yogurty-custurdy-creamy amazingness topped with berries. I devoured it. It was like a sundae in which you… Read more »


my everything hurts.

Dan and I took a kinesiology class on cross-country skiing over the weekend. We left Friday up to northern Wisconsin and stayed until Monday (we got back at midnight last night). We skied more than 5 hours each day for Saturday-Monday. Our professor was an incredibly intense life-long athlete, and we were out on the… Read more »


every new beginning…

…comes from some other beginning’s end. And here we are at the end of what seems like it just began: college. This felt like a good time to start blogging. Graduation is in less than 4 months, and the friends we have come to see as family will soon be scattered across the country. Not… Read more »