There’s a somewhat infamous story in my family about the great Christmas cake disaster. Somewhere in the past few years, I’ve inherited the responsibility for cooking THE Christmas cake. It’s a three-layer coconut cake that harkens back to the ones my mother and grandmother made as part of our family celebrations. My recipe can be […]
I hate to date myself, but I was born less than a year after man walked on the moon. In my life, I’ve spent many an hour gazing up at that shining orb, watching its waning and waxing. It’s always felt like a comforting old friend. Maybe that’s why I can’t stop thinking about the […]
On Monday, my coworkers and I were like a lot of Americans. We gathered in our parking lot and, through borrowed eclipse glasses, caught glimpses of an amazing natural phenomenon. I’d seen the moments of totality unfolding over the Internet as we waited for our shining moment. We were, we knew, in only a 97% […]
I get news alerts on my phone. A quick text message alerts me to breaking news, and throughout the day, I can click to read more or simply swipe to ignore it and go on with my life. The problem is, though, that since I use my phone as an alarm clock, I often wake […]
This week, I got an email from one of our industry’s professional organizations. The subject line was something like “Why worry may be good for you.” I clicked on the story and read that some studies have shown that worry may, in fact, help promote certain traits like improved focus or whatever. The author seemed […]
Hello there! I'm Dawn. I am a Christ-follower who loves writing. I have two works in progress--a novel and a Bible study--and work as a full-time PR professional. I blog about my faith journey and life in general.