About Alice…

If anyone could be summed up in one small biography, it would NOT be Alice. She is a small tornado of creativity, energy and beauty. Living purposefully, she loves her God, her husband, and her family.

About Chris…

An experienced entrepreneur who LOVES the hustle of business, getting outside the box, and inventing new ways of doing the impossible. Currently serves on the board of Delta Ministries & Kilns College, and is always up to something!

The Family…

We are The Christopher Behnke family branch. (Although we kind of think of ourselves as the Incredibles!)

  • February 11th, 2017

    Everywhere,  we see the word brave. What is it, what does it mean? Everyone is sure they want to be it, the word is pure adrenaline and highlighted with a lovely ...

  • November 12th, 2016

    If you think this is a post telling you all about who I voted for and why you would be mistaken. I wouldn't share that with you, no matter who I voted ...

  • August 31st, 2016
    I’m unclear who coined the phrase, “ If you want a friend, be a friend”, but it rings true. I don’t know how many times I have repeated this to my kids, probably at least five thousand times. ;-)
  • July 12th, 2016
    Crying was for the weak and by golly, I wanted to be accepted, so I repressed my tears, even in my own privacy, I was ashamed to cry.
  • June 8th, 2016

    Central Oregon flipped its switch from Spring to Summer about two weeks ago. It's been warm and right now, we are getting drenched by rain that is falling so hard you ...

  • May 6th, 2016
    Once upon a time, I didn't know I had problems with depression. I knew I had habits of being blue sometimes, and I could be grouchy and tired and sluggish. But, I just figured it was just who I was, and that was life.
  • February 18th, 2016

    I can see us human beings as bubbles. Being blown out of the same wand and floating in the same air drifting where the air takes us. We bump into ...

  • February 10th, 2016

    When I was a teenager, I participated in the sports cross country and track. I still do some running events once or twice a year with the husband as he ...

  • August 8th, 2015

    I married a man, who loves business, leadership and adventure. I knew this before I married him, but as we were both pretty young, he was just getting a taste of ...

  • June 9th, 2015

    I wish I wouldn't have prayed so much. ~At the end of their life, said no one ever. ~ I wish I wouldn't have stopped and listened to the little person that needed ...

  • June 2nd, 2015

    Kids are a necessity to life and a gift from God, even if they do wear us down to a nubbins! A few things I am learning and have learned ...

  • May 25th, 2015

    I like puzzles. I mean the board puzzles not puzzling situations that I have no control over. The great thing about a board puzzle is that you have control over making ...

  • May 19th, 2015

    Today, I feel happy.     I feel Love. I feel Hope. And I feel that if life gets any better I might have died and gone to heaven. Nothing special has happened. I ...

  • May 11th, 2015

    I like shoes. Why do I like shoes? I have no idea. Why do some dogs like bouncing balls? Yea, I can't answer that either. I have always liked shoes. Not so much ...

  • April 21st, 2015

    Here is a ridiculous idea. (One of many I drum up) I know dear readers, you are all grown and expect grown up speech and thought from grown up peoples online ...

  • April 14th, 2015
    Technology is cold,find a real hand to hold. ~Paul Mcgirl
  • April 7th, 2015
    The truth is, Time is merely what we make out of it. We decide what to do with the time that has been allotted to us, every day.
  • March 31st, 2015
    You cannot have one without the other. The bite of death will deliver its poison sooner or later. But, regardless of that risk, we were made to love. We have given a piece of us away, never to return to us.
  • March 25th, 2015
    I have this belief that for every choice we make, there is a consequence of some nature, in big or small or good or bad.
  • February 1st, 2015

    Sex. Is taboo in the world of christian women. Which, given that our society we live in sells sex in large quantities so much so we are saturated in it, and ...