America’s Artwork: A Perspective from 52″

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to visit Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art with two of the art world’s most astute and unbiased critics: my eight year old daughter Sophie and her eight year old cousin Jayson.  I intentionally skipped all the grand opening hoopla to have the chance to visit the museum with family…

A Cutting Confession

The thing about dads is that the good ones are silent, steady and striking in their parenting. Their tactics sort of sneak up on you. I, for example, am a rather predictable mom. And, my mom was also fairly predictable in her expectations of me (although by no means ordinary or predictable overall, as you…

The (NWA) Motherlode!

Hopefully, you’re already familiar with the fantastic mamasitas over at nwaMotherlode (www.nwamotherlode.com).  If not, may I enthusiastically suggest you subscribe to receive their emails (or keep up via RSS)?  They do a wonderful job from deals to devotionals, and are the best to be found at keeping northwest Arkansas moms informed and inspired. I was…