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my magical house

Many of my childhood memories live in my house, as do the beautiful memories of raising my own children.  And now I am blessed to be building new memories here with my grandchildren.  And even though it is so old … Continue reading

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a love of reading

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christmas night

Christmas night finds us at my in-laws’ house for dinner and more presents.  It is quiet and calm, and the peace of Christmas is real.

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christmas day at our house

When we first had children, we spent Christmas rushing from one house to the other, trying to make all of our family happy, and in the meantime, making our children very UNhappy.  One year I declared that we were going … Continue reading

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our christmas eve

After church, it’s time for dinner and opening a few presents, and mostly just loving being together!

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happy birthday cal

One year ago our precious third grandchild was born.  I can’t imagine life without this wild and wonderful, sweet and funny boy!  Thank you, God, for our little Cal!

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peace and joy

Christmas Eve with the ones I love the most.

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christmas pj’s are the best!

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bedtime prayers from a two-year-old

Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep. Guide me safely through the night And wake me with the morning light. Amen.

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i love september

While it’s always a little sad to see summer come to an end, I love September.  Maybe it’s the ex-teacher in me, but September always seems more like a new year than January does.  It’s a month about starting over- … Continue reading

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