The Son is always shining, regardless of the weather

Getting Older

Posted under LOL, My Kids Make Me Smile, Poetry - Jul 31st, 08 - 3 Comments

As I begin my 37th year, Some things in my life are really clear: Trials begin with every rising sun. Life can be hard, and work never done. But, I love to laugh and enjoy each day. My troubles just seem to fade away! The Lord gives me grace each day I’m a mom, And […]

Obstacles of the day

Today was one of those days we decided to really clean and declutter our house. The problem was we were having company over for dinner. No, that wasn’t the problem, maybe the motivation. The problem was deciding to do this on the same day company was coming! We started cleaning up early on, and spent […]

The things we do for free food!

On Friday, July 11, my sister called and mentioned that Chic-fil-A had a meal-deal going on all day and at all locations. If you dressed up like a cow, you would receive a free combo meal! Well, we don’t really eat out very often, and I was thinking that it sounded like a lot more […]

What’s wrong with this picture?

Posted under LOL, The Unexpected, Those Are The Breaks! - Jul 10th, 08 - No Comments

I decided I should probably weigh in after a wonderful vacation with lots of food, and very little exercise. Where is that old scale, anyway? There it is…in the laundry room, under the mound of laundry from our trip. Well, here it comes…the moment of truth. What!…I weigh less than I have in many years? […]

How to play the mind game: Black Magic

Posted under Games We Love To Play, Love To Learn - Jul 10th, 08 - No Comments

Black Magic: Explain to the kids that your partner will be able to figure out the object that we choose in the room, and challenge them to figure out how this is done (I don’t usually play like it is magic. I tell everyone there is a trick to it). Ask the partner to leave […]

Kids Again

Posted under Poetry, Things I Love About My Husband - Jul 2nd, 08 - No Comments

Kids again…playing in the sand… throwing the Frisbee… walking hand in hand. Kids again…laying out in the sun… not doing a thing…laughing is so fun! Kids again… Piglet and Pooh… Always together… I really love you! (I cannot believe it’s been twenty years since our love began and we were two kids!)