Sometimes, it's a lot of fun and quite humorous to read through old drafts of mine. I get to spend some time reflecting how my life has changed and how my life can remain so very constant over the years. For instance, the following draft came from Nov. 2015, and yet, the sentiment is still… Continue reading What's New With Me?
I've heard people say "you are going to miss your kids when they go" or "hold on to those little ones tight, they grow up too fast". I can now tell you from experience that these statements are a GROSS understatement! I don't think all the warnings and admonitions in the world can prepare you… Continue reading Too Fast, pt.2
Too Fast! The past 18 years went by way too fast! One of the main reasons I chose to get back into writing was to process the departure of my first-born child. Let me tell you, it was so much harder than I had thought or anticipated! Daniel, 1 day old When Daniel was born… Continue reading Too Fast, pt.1
In the 23 years I have been married, only 18 months of them have been lived in my home state of Iowa. That's rough on this family girl who spent every holiday splitting my time between my mother's side and my father's side. Holidays always meant loud, raucous groups of people living, laughing, arguing, love… Continue reading The Beauty of Technology
Once upon a time, our homeschool crew would create a video to post at the beginning of each school year. We haven't done a video in a long time, primarily because we no longer have a video camera that works. But here is a nod to the first one we ever did to the famous… Continue reading Throwback Thursday (TT) Our Monster Mash
Ok, I confess, I just miss writing way too much. There are so many things clashing around in side my brain that I miss writing them all out as I process them. My husband is a verbal processor. Everything in his brain comes out of his mouth and he hashes and rehashes things using his… Continue reading Being Intentional in this Haphazard World
Wow, this post brought back so many memories, not many of them good. Have you put more on your plate than you can handle today, this week, or this month? Did you know that burning a candle on both ends just burns the candle out that much faster? Have you asked God if you should… Continue reading Day By Day