Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Amoretti * Tilt-a-Whirl

England Swings: Amoretti Fall Line London from Gorilla Poet Productions on Vimeo.

Lately I've been reading Nancy Wilson's blog Femina -- She has three grown children with families of their own. Two of them have inspired me this week. The first, Bekah Merkle, has five children, homeschools, is currently an expatriate in Oxford, England while her husband works on his PhD, and has a clothing line she designs and sews herself that has been featured in Cookie Magazine (which impresses me, and might you, if you have ever read this high-end/-class/-design parenting magazine). I am always encouraged when a Christian, especially a Christian, does something creative and does it well. But, that she also has five young children, makes me even more happy. (Bekah's website:

And then there is Mrs. Wilson's son Nathan who has written some fun kid's adventure stories and has an active and interesting blog and website ( and He has written a creative non-fiction piece which is a collection of essays. This is the "book trailer":

Notes from the Tilt-a-Whirl trailer from Gorilla Poet Productions on Vimeo.

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