Dispatch from Neverland

The heat has finally broken here in Mariposa County. I’ll be the first to admit that I had no understanding just how hot it was going to get here from early July until late August. It was the kind of heat where you wake up thinking it won’t be too bad but by 2 o’clock…… Continue reading Dispatch from Neverland

How much is “enough?”

I go to church on Friday night, volunteer in the high school ministry on Sunday morning, and help lead a high school small group on Wednesday night. That is enough. When I hear an announcement for something else I could do, or somewhere else they need help, or even something else I would really enjoy…… Continue reading How much is “enough?”

Christmas happiness

The five McLane’s had a very simple Christmas day.  Everyone slept in so we didn’t get out of bed until about 7. A huge treat! As excited as the kids were to open presents they were polite and orderly about the whole thing. It took Jackson exactly one gift to figure out what this was…… Continue reading Christmas happiness

Todayland

The other day I was sitting at my desk working on a project that commanded my full attention. Fully engaged, I barely acknowledged that Kristen handed me Jackson (6 months old) so she could work on lunch. So, for about 15 minutes, I’m left holding him on my lap with one hand while I’m trying…… Continue reading Todayland

Like Father, Like Daughter

Kristen found this in Megan’s room the other day. Megan loves to draw and create things. Her origami creations are worthy of an Etsy shop. When we turned over the last page and saw her marketing twist about going to MeganMcLane.com… we just roared with laughter. She truly is her father’s child.