If Our Walls Could Talk

Time for another round of “If Our Walls Could Talk” which at this point would be more aptly named “Random Things Andy Says” but that’s more fun anyway, right? A: What we really need to figure out is how to convince William & Mary that the child of two alumni should get free tuition. A:…

Merry Christmas!

We hope you are having a great day celebrating with people you love. Please enjoy reading our Christmas letter below. 🙂 Dear Family and Friends, Howdy from our little place amongst the hills and hollers of Pikeville, KY!  In this, the second annual French family holiday newsletter, we will regale you with tales of our…

Signs of the Season

Physical markers of Christmastime as seen through my eyes the last few weeks. The Christmas season is just so fun, don’t you think? 🙂

Christmas Peeking Through

It normally takes us a week or so to get all the Christmas decorations put up just where we (mostly me) want them. During that time, a crowd of boxes and tubs takes up residence in our guest bedroom. It makes me feel like Christmas is peeking through the cracks, trying to get out into…

Feeling the Tension

Only in the past couple of years have I started paying attention to the liturgical year. Growing up as a Baptist, I knew that Advent and Lent existed, and that’s about all I knew about the liturgical year. But where did these things come from, why do most Christians observe them? I really think that…