I'm not much of an author, in interest at least. Ironic, considering that I write a blog. I do, however, have a penchant for writing poems. When my emotions are strongest, when I have things to process mentally, poetry is one of my first responses. Some are short, some are long. I collect them all… Continue reading the dance of life || an original poem
My Month In Review: April || Bok Choi, Selfies and Food!
Hey everyone, happy last day of April! I had a great month- I’ll try not to make this too long of a post haha. Call it overcompensating for a long time of not posting XD. I hope yoSo, what happened in my life? My brother & wife (+ their two kids and dog) came to… Continue reading My Month In Review: April || Bok Choi, Selfies and Food!
100 FOLLOWERS! Inspo + Pura Vida Giveaway! (Repost!)
I’ve been following Mayim’s blog for awhile now, and she has an awesome blog called the braided vine. She recently hit 300 subscribers on her blog and Pinterest (woot-woot!) and she is having a giveaway. Follow the link below to check it out. Congrats on the milestone, Mayim! Oh My Goodness Gracious!!! The blog has… Continue reading 100 FOLLOWERS! Inspo + Pura Vida Giveaway! (Repost!)
My Name Is Betsy Jane
What is your middle name? Does it carry any special meaning/significance? My name is Betsy Jane. Betsy is "daughter," or "worshipper of God." Jane is "God is gracious," "Yahweh is merciful." The first; Hebrew. Bethia. The second; English, French, Hebrew. Jane, Jehanne, Yochanan. The rhythm flows on my lips. The day I was born, A… Continue reading My Name Is Betsy Jane
The Once Upon A Time Book Tag
It's been awhile since I've done any blog tags, and this seems like the perfect one to start back with. I first saw it on Rebekah's blog, and she left an open nomination. (The list of prompts is on this post as well. Cinderella—a book that changed your life •The Bible. I can’t think of… Continue reading The Once Upon A Time Book Tag
hands to help, heart to God
Recently, my dad, sister anna, and I had an opportunity to go on a week-long mission trip to Arcadia, Florida with some other people from our church. We went as a part of the Mennonite Disaster Service, which helps to rebuild communities after they have been ravaged by natural disasters. The community of Arcadia was… Continue reading hands to help, heart to God
film: the grainy, the blurry, and the straight-up beauty
A new-ish hobby of mine is film photography, specifically, black and white film photography. I got film for Christmas (thanks, Daniel!) and jumped headlong into it with just a basic knowledge of photography - aka I know just enough to be dangerous - and an enthusiastic desire to capture people and things in my life… Continue reading film: the grainy, the blurry, and the straight-up beauty
My Month In Review || January
Hello friends, and welcome to a review of January. I was thinking that this was going to be a boring post because not a lot happened, but as I was looking at the calendar, a bunch of things did happen. In essence, January was very slow, but also flew by. What I Did... I got… Continue reading My Month In Review || January
On Getting Back Up Again
This year, I've started running. I do a triathlon with my sisters every year, and this year it requires that I run 3.54 miles in a timely manner. But here's the thing. I don't like running, specifically, the difficulty in building up muscle and gaining strength. And the pain. And the feeling of wheezing in… Continue reading On Getting Back Up Again
It's official, poppyseeds is updated, with a new color scheme, menu, format and font. I even have a new blog button! If you don't mind updating your blog button page, here's the new one! If you want to exchange blog buttons, let me know. Check out the rest of the site at poppyseeds1720.wordpress.com. What do… Continue reading PoppySeeds 2.0!