Today is picture day….last night was the Chili Cook-Off, Brownie Bake-Off, Talent Show at Church.  It was loads of fun, and I’m only hoping that my youth group appreciates the sacrifice of dignity this forty-something has made out of love for them.  I do love them…all of them! Especially, I love Chris and Andrew.  They’ll graduate […]

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Oh, how glad I am for Saturdays!  This Saturday is a little different, though.  I am heading to the church in a little while to practice a skit (dance) that I have agreed to do with my girls.  Why?  I don’t know.  I’m such a glutton for punishment/embarrassment, I suppose.  Maybe they’ll decide they could […]

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A Year to Remember

Already, it is January 24th.  What am I doing to make this a year to remember?  Will I make a difference for someone else?  Will I learn something new, so that my brain doesn’t grow stale?  Will I take my family and go on an adventure?  What will make this year memorable?  Every day, I […]

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So, Chip had a big bag of blue paintballs. (That’s why I’m using lovely blue on the background today).  He and Jacob swept in after the game last night to get his stuff to spend the night at Daniel’s–seems they think they’re always over here and should stay somewhere else for a change.  So, Chip took […]

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Every day, I get a thing called “God’s Minute,” and it’s written to ME, as if God is speaking to me.  I love it.  Some days I find it ok, and other days, it’s like WOW!  Today, it just struck me as something that so manyof my friends would embrace.  I hear so many of […]

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Caramel Machiato

I just finished drinking my favorite Starbucks drink…a Caramel Machiato, and it was delicious.  Want to know how I got it?  You’d have to know that I have two wonderful friends, named Kallie and Allie, who were doing a survey tonight, then showed up at my house with my favorite Starbucks drink.  Praise God for […]

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Life is Always Happening!

an edit:….I forgot to mention that Miss Beth Garner taught me how to fix popcorn in the big popcorn machine on Friday night.  I feel like quite the old pro now.  In fact, I think I need one of those machines for my house!  Wouldn’t that be fun???  Thanks, Bethy, for being such a good […]

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Glory!  Thank you Lord for a better day!!  Thank you, too, for such sweet friends who genuinely care about how I’m feeling.  Father God, you are mightier than any pain I will ever go through, with my head or my heart.  How I pray that today is a day I take time to see your […]

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Note to self:  first deadly migraine in weeks.  Good that it’s been so long.  Bad that it happened at all.  Have slept almost the whole day since coming home from church at 10:30.  Went to early service.  Woke up with it, and wished I could have just died by 1:00.  Sick.  Just needed to document […]

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Choices

So much of what people think of us is based upon our choices, isn’t it?  Our choices…how we act, how we speak, how we take into consideration the feelings of those we care about most in this world.  What do your choices say about you to others?  What do mine say about me?  Well, I […]

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