Monthly Archives: June 2021

Anniversary Celebration during COVID

December 20, 2020 Oh my goodness today was a special day. Steve and I celebrated our 23rd wedding anniversary! The kids, first time I remember it being something that was of interest to them in celebrating, wanted to make the … Continue reading

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Looking back over 2017

The year in review…. Steve building our outdoor fireplace The inauguration of Donald President as 45th President of the United States Maddie and Clawdia got fixed, to keep the neighborhood tom cats away Natalie’s perfection of her peanut butter cookies … Continue reading

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A new chapter

January 25, 2019 How has it been over a year since I’ve made a blog entry? Amazing that the last was December 2017 and here we have now arrived at January 2019. Time flies. I’ve heard that phrase for years … Continue reading

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Her love of penguins continues to grow!

August 15, 2017 “Penguins, oh I love them so, Embracing their cuddly cuteness, Nice, happy, amazing creatures they are, Gorgeous, wonder-filled, feathery. Up above the ice they waddle, Interesting, lovable things. Now, who will take me to see them?”   … Continue reading

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Surprise!

May 21, 2017 Dear Lord, Thank you for today. Thank you for the abundant outpouring of love that my friends shared with me today. Thank you for Steve. Thank you for the idea he had to surprise me with the … Continue reading

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He’s back home

August 12, 2017 It is so good to have Jacob back home. I missed him sorely this past week. It was a very, very big week for him……heading off to Hume Lake with the OCF Youth Group for the very … Continue reading

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Thinking Bigger

May 17, 2015 It all started with a homeschool Nature Study topic and two assignments from school. Our Tuesday adventure group was going to begin a trimester study on Insects. Separately, Jacob’s 3rd Grade teacher asked him to write a Research paper … Continue reading

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All the sounds of basketball

December 8, 2014 Last week began Jacob’s entry into the world of league basketball. As the practice started and I heard the rhythmic thumping of a whole bunch of basketballs on the court, I smiled.  This sport sounds different than … Continue reading

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Heading back home from Shaver Lake

July 27, 2014 A morning mountain bike ride. The kids did amazingly well! Straight from the lake into the van for the drive home. Dusty and dry-skinned we hit the road, eating pb&j sandwiches, celery sticks and blueberries. Then the … Continue reading

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Daily struggle

July 17, 2014 It’s a daily struggle…..trying to feel like I’ve been productive enough, that I’ve accomplished enough. Today I had 8:30am-3:30pm to myself, without kids. I have high hopes for 8 hours. So much should be able to be … Continue reading

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