All Things New

“All Things New” I wish   some things  in my  life   had been  just a little  bit  different  when I take time to  reminisce wax poetic  with my pen  it’s then I see that He  has made all things  work for His good  every little dash and line  brush strokes  with His hands of […]

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You’re Sew Vain

Since I was a little girl, I’ve always wanted an antique vanity- with a big fancy mirror, and those little drawers to put all your make up and pretty things in.  Unfortunately we don’t have a good place for me to put one, so I have re-purposed an old sewing table as a vanity. Several […]

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One thing remains

I think back on the days when the girls were little and I lament over how little sleep I had, and how very much I felt pulled between working part time while I stayed at home with them.   I remember the momma guilt I had when I hurried them to “get in the car because […]

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crayons and markers

  like crayons and markers  I watched as she drew  outlined and shadowed  but before she was through-  she’d say look this way-  and with special care  she’d dab a little here  and she’d dab a little there-  transforming me into  a queen for a day  how I loved it when Grandmother  came to play!  […]

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You, Lord, are my lamp

The greatest present given to me  was not found beneath a tree  a much more precious gift, you see-  one that brought back memories  In Granny’s garage, to my delight nestled atop a fridge that night I found an old, old antique light  and it was precious to my sight!  This was our first Christmas […]

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a blanket of blessings

stitch by stitch  it was frozen in time  I watched it grow  and dreamed it was mine  soft and warm  like an autumn sky an afghan brings memories of days gone by   My mom recently and asked me if there was anything in particular that I would like to have that belonged to my Granny.  Oddly […]

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when our love was young

I linger to remember- that feeling of old December when you asked me for my hand I didn’t have to consider if I wanted you forever I said yes to love- you were my man and knew that I would never have any regrets ever even in stormy weather I’d be your fan I couldn’t […]

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Back in my day…

Yesterday I had the joy of sharing one of those “back in my day” stories with my daughters… While I was looking through some pictures from a trip my husband and I took to Paris-B.C. (before children), I found something from my childhood that I have been looking for for years! When I was about 10 […]

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Memories…like the corners of my mind

I think of all the things I thought and how I used to feel Remembering all my childhood angst the moments  become real connecting through our stories sharing thoughts and spending time I’m reliving my own childhood as I watch these girls of mine! I did something out of the ordinary the other day- I […]

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One day that’ll be me

one day we’ll look at our  wrinkled skin  our weathered lines and wonder where  the time has gone One day  we’ll remember  the dreams of our past and see the gift of our present- unwrapping  and sharing our memories- one by  one Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of […]

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