Monthly Archives: June 2021

My baby girl is 7

July 7, 2014 My baby girl is now 7 years old!        To celebrate her birthday, she asked if she could have an animal-themed party with her beloved cousins. Natalie looooooooooves animals and she loooooooooooooves her cousins! Every … Continue reading

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Music

June 11, 2014 Music brings such joy. Tonight at the kids’ end-of-the-year concert I was reminded once more of how truly amazing their music education has been.

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Running with the baton

June 1, 2014 Today I officially handed over the baton of leadership to someone who once was my club kid. It was a beautiful feeling. A moment that had incredible depth and meaning for me. Publicly, in front of very … Continue reading

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Meeting Carl Sonny Leyland

May 26, 2014 Tonight all kinds of feelings flowed through me. Anticipated excitement that the kids and I were going out on the town together for a night of live music. Gratitude for my father’s generosity in giving me birthday … Continue reading

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Just what I needed

April 22, 2014 Today is just what I needed. A day out in God’s glorious creation. A day where I could hear the gentle breeze roll across the expansive fields of tall, blooming grasses. A day of examining flowers of … Continue reading

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Earthquake & Vancouver

April 6, 2014 This week was a whirlwind week. Last Friday at 9:09pm the earth shook strongly. A 5.3 earthquake with its epicenter in La Habra, CA. I had just tucked the kids into bed after coming home late from … Continue reading

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Dirt

March 19, 2014 Yesterday I smelled dirt for the first time in a really, really long time. I know that’s a pretty odd statement. But yesterday it hit me…..the smell of dirt…..and I realized that it’s been ages since I … Continue reading

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Our beloved Annie

Jan 4, 2014 A week ago today was our last day with Annie, our beloved Yellow Labrador. We knew this day was coming. It was hard beyond words can describe. Putting a doggie down after almost 11 years of her … Continue reading

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Natalie’s personality

July 2013 I can’t believe my little baby is already six. I can’t imagine life without her; she’s our bundle of energy. A couple of times she’s been on a sleepover by herself at my mom’s house leaving the house … Continue reading

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Thankful for my Natalie

March 2013 206. Natalie is willing to be silly. 207. Natalie has entered the world of reading. 208. Natalie loves going to school to be with friends. She is such a social butterfly! 209. Natalie loves her best friend Miriam. … Continue reading

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