Tag Archives: Christmas

2018

Our official family shot for the holidays.  Normally I use Red Stamp to make a card out of it but that simply isn’t feasible this year.  As with most of my stylish attire, the vest, leggings, and boots come from … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

I need a meeting.  Since leaving the house right now is not an option I chose instead to steal a few minutes for myself to decompress.  The Barbie Dream House box provides the perfect hiding spot.  Should I log into … Continue reading

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All Dogs Go to Heaven

Seymour Wilke 1998 – 2015 Our beloved canine companion went to the great doghouse in the sky today. Seymour’s gone.  The quirky, lovable dog that’s been a part of our family for 16 years went to sleep peacefully at the … Continue reading

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Mind on a mizzy

As of 5 January I am the mother of two children in school.  Where does the time go?!  I’m in a state of shock.  How quickly they grow.  It seems like just yesterday they were born.  Yet last Tuesday Adam … Continue reading

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Last December Saturday

Saturday sent me on an emotional rollercoaster.  Cliché as it may sound, I found myself pondering the circle of life and all its bittersweet manifestations.  Two people very dear to my heart commemorated their birthdays.  A very special little girl would … Continue reading

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#BahHumbug

My dear friend Bethany invited me to Highpoint Church with her two weeks ago.  No sooner than I walked through the door did I realize it wasn’t your typical Bible Belt affair– emblazoned on the front of the program handed to … Continue reading

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Belated giving of thanks

♥  A short list of things for which I am thankful: family; friends; Neshoba; a roof over my head; food in my belly; all the luxuries I don’t need; being alive; and the fact that I have a clear head … Continue reading

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