A View From the Mill City Museum

Minneapolis, MN The Washburn A Mill was state-of-the-art when it opened its doors in the 1880s. In 1965, the building closed, its facilities deemed obsolete. Then a fire nearly destroyed it in the 1990s but from those ashes rose the Mill City Museum. Wounds healed, walls fortified with loving care. Today, the mill proudly displays its scars, sharingContinue reading “A View From the Mill City Museum”

Whose Approval Are You Seeking?

The following came up as the verse of the day on the YouVersion Bible app.  After a long trip away from home, adapting to other’s daily rhythms and experiencing different cultures, it struck a chord with me. “For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God?  Or am I trying to pleaseContinue reading “Whose Approval Are You Seeking?”

Wattpad Punk Out Contest Honorable Mention

Did you know Wattpad has an ambassador profile for the steampunk genre?  The new profile went live in August of 2016!  You can check out the ambassador profile here: Wattpunk. In March, I wrote and submitted a short story, Rocket City, to their Sky Sharks contest and it received Honorable Mentions.  The contest was small, but the feedbackContinue reading “Wattpad Punk Out Contest Honorable Mention”

Book Review: Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix

“Found” by Margaret Peterson Haddix is the first book in her New York Times Bestselling series The Missing.  It is a middle-grade science fiction story published in 2008.   A mysterious event and its cover up launch the reader on a journey to discover the truth, where adoption and family are central themes.  While intended forContinue reading “Book Review: Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix”