Monthly Archives: September 2008

Happy Birthday Caleb!

The plan for the day has been made, revised, edited and changed several times. The boy is SO excited he can’t make up his mind! Dad is getting off work early, and the grandparents drove back from Portland this morning-this … Continue reading

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hearts of stone

I never meant to collect rocks, at least not rocks that didn’t come to me in little blue boxes from Tiffany’s Jewelers. But John and I were walking by a river once, hand in hand. Then Mr. Not-so-very-romantic bent over … Continue reading

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today’s quote 9/26

“Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair.“ -G.K. Chesterton

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school and such

This year the boys are in 7th, 5th and 3rd grades. It’s a “testing year” for Sam and Caleb, so the pressure is on for Mom, I mean them, to test well by August. Though the month has been full … Continue reading

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favorite spot

One of my favorite inspiration blogs for decorating is http://kariandkijsa.blogspot.com/. They asked their blog readers to share their favorite spot at home. I was eager to participate but was quickly stuck. How to decide? I have lots of favorites in … Continue reading

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old faithful.

My Crock-pot. I love it! It’s big (great for 5 people), and oval (great for roasts), white and chrome (matches the kitchen through 4 major color scheme re-vamps) and has a removal crock (because I usually need to soak that … Continue reading

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today’s quote and a poem

“So much has been given to me I have no time to ponder over that which has been denied.” -Helen Keller Before the Beginning Before the beginning thou hast foreknown the end, Before the birthday the death-bed was seen of … Continue reading

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