Category Archives: Family

In Remembrance:

As I enter my mid-40’s, I am far more aware of my parents’ ages as well.  I’m so thankful my mom and dad are doing well.  They take good care of themselves and try to stay active and involved. Over … Continue reading

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God Behind the Scenes

My life is but a weaving Between my God and me. I cannot choose the colors He weaveth steadily. Oft’ times He weaveth sorrow; And I in foolish pride Forget He sees the upper And I the underside. Not ’til … Continue reading

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Reflections – 2016

I don’t mean to sound ungrateful – but honestly, 2016 was a hard year.  For the first time in 23 years, I didn’t send out Christmas cards or write an annual family letter.  I just didn’t have much to say … Continue reading

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A Happy Project

I guess I am pretty good at having big ideas but never really following through on them … Lately, I’ve been thinking about my life, my attitude, even my blog …  just contemplating my purpose in combination with God’s will … Continue reading

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What Sustains Me Right Now:

There are days when I wonder what in the world I am doing with my life … Did God truly intend for me to just go to work, try to spend some quality time with my family, run errands, cook, … Continue reading

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Time Passages …

I know it is so cliche’ … but TIME DOES FLY!  Babies become young adults in the blink of an eye.  Sometimes those baby and toddler years seem ENDLESS – the diapers, the long nights, the training, the teaching, the … Continue reading

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Our “Wonderful” Life

I almost didn’t write my annual Christmas letter this year … in fact, IF you get a Christmas card from me at all, it probably WON’T include the letter that I ended up writing because it was much like the … Continue reading

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December, Already?!

It was a great weekend … Great because I only left the house out of necessity a few times and for very short periods of time!  After the Thanksgiving “break” the previous week, I definitely needed some time at home … Continue reading

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Mom, Are We Normal?!

Some days I wonder if my family is “normal” … I mean, we are absolutely FINE when we are among ourselves.  It’s our own world we live in – and we like each other here.  But then I find we … Continue reading

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This Morning’s News

Well, for those of  you who don’t drink coffee, I’d offer you tea or hot chocolate!!  😉 It is Wednesday … my new “favorite day of the week”.   Back when I didn’t have to work outside the home, my … Continue reading

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