Tag Archives: inspiration

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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simple reminders

I feel like I have begun a journey to become happier, more spiritual, more grateful, and more fulfilled.  I am going out of my way more than ever not only to seek out beauty, but to recognize the beauty that … Continue reading

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moloka’i

Sometimes my lack of knowledge amazes even me.  Last night I was up late finishing Moloka’i, one of the best books I have read in a long time.  It is a fictional story, interwoven with real characters and history, of … Continue reading

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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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all i need

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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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more photos following our sunset memorial service for anne

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missing anne

We started our beach week last week with a sunset family memorial service for Anne as we scattered her ashes at a place where we all loved being together so much.  It was a difficult and fitting way to begin … Continue reading

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little fireman

How do I come up with new things for my Etsy shop?  My favorite way is to design something at the request of a customer.  This little firefighter hat was made just for a special newborn photo shoot.  What a … Continue reading

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