expectations

in my head  I plan ahead  and hope that  all works out  until the dread  when those best laid plans just don’t  pan out  It’s no secret that I get excited easily- and it doesn’t take much!   But I am finding that being excited takes a great deal of energy.  And if whatever I’m excited […]

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Home

the place where I can wear  my hair  up in a messy bun  the place where doggies blissfully   “happy dance” under the sun  the place where I can look around  and see love in a frame family pictures scattered ’round showing just how far we came  I sort of feel like Dorthy in Oz- “there’s […]

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Livin’ the dream

That expression makes me crack up.   Because when I usually hear it- it is said sarcastically… you know- like when you are cleaning up after your baby’s diaper “blow-out”…. or when your kiddos forget their school projects at home and you’ve gotta change around your morning to come to their rescue.   But I […]

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21 x 2

“There are two things we should give our children; one is roots and the other is wings.”

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He is Risen!

He is risen indeed! I know Easter was a whole week ago- but I can’t NOT share with you what happened on Easter Sunday… After several years of talking to my daughters about being baptized, they finally took the “plunge”! And what could make that even more special?! I got to baptize my daughters! It […]

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do stuff with your kids

one day I’ll look back- grateful for the time I spent being with my girls I love haikus. They say a lot with few words. Sometimes lots of words make me tired, lol! Like yesterday- for some reason I was really, really tired. I could chalk it up to the time change and still getting […]

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these are the days

these are the days of loud music blaring in cars girls belting tunes as if they were the stars these are the days of selfies and laughs dabbling in makeup and perfecting the craft these are the days when emotions run low… and high these are the days that too quickly will pass by I […]

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all things are becoming NEW

Seasons come and seasons go  but they always cycle back  you know? An old skill resurrected-  I’ll teach  new lives for my heart to reach!  I am super excited to do something old today… well, I mean NEW! When I got out of college, I began teaching music in public school. I loved my job, […]

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Only Jesus

It has been bitterly cold lately. How cold is it? So cold, that my semi-damp hair freezes in chunks when I walk the dogs! So cold, that I think I have gotten a little bitter myself. I really despise that about me. I see how easy it is for me come up with excuses for […]

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glory gazin’

we’re glory gazin’ chowing down on Chick-fil-a the sky- our dessert!  Having two teenage daughters is… interesting.  I never quite know what to expect.  One minute they are screaming at each other, the next minute they are hysterically laughing together.  It is an adventure, for sure! The other day, I picked the girls up early […]

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