Category Archives: memories

A common thread

Today marked the end of an era in our household, as an otherwise unassuming little item moved on to a new home, and its legacy and impact on us is now just a memory. Things of this world aren’t really … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving felt more like Christmas this year, at least in terms of weather. When I woke up, this was the unexpected, but beautiful, view from the deck: Fluffy, white stuff fell all day, 7″ in all. I have no pics … Continue reading

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2 years

We’re in the process of remodeling our basement, basically gutting everything that was done by the previous owners and starting over. In Pioneer Woman fashion, I say “we’re” very loosely. Part of this involved tearing up carpet that was only … Continue reading

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With the change of seasons upon us once again, I am reminded of certain seasons of my life and of certain people and places whose paths have crossed with mine for only a season. The length of a season may have … Continue reading

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sadie’s 1st birthday

  Sadie had a birthday yesterday, July 12. (We actually got her in August, so that anniversary is coming up soon. Stay tuned for baby Sadie pics.)This was a highly anticipated day for the kids, Natalie especially. She had dictated long … Continue reading

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summer fun

Some snapshots from the summer so far…

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snow people

It took some nagging to get the kids outside, but some snowmen people were begging to be built. This morning I sent online letters to our 2 youngest Compassion kids (Gael in Bolivia & Sandrah in Uganda, who both share … Continue reading

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