The Son is always shining, regardless of the weather

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 […]

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? […]

Watch your door!

Yesterday was a nice day. I love bc, and we have enjoyed our time together (see Second Honeymoon). He was so sweet in his blog. He didn’t mention the fact that my door swung open and hit another car. I had opened my door , then BC opened his, and this wind rushed right through […]

The Frozen T-Shirt Race

Posted under Games We Love To Play, The Unexpected - Jun 25th, 08 - No Comments

Today we had some dear friends come over. Our children didn’t know they were coming, and were nicely surprised. They played outside. They played “Capture the Flag” and made some delicious mud pies. Then they got to cool off with an idea I found in Family Fun magazine. You take T-shirts and soak them in […]


Have you ever had one of those days where you think you have it all planned out, and then your plans change? Today, was one of those days. We all woke up bright and early (5:00a.m.). I woke up to the sound of my husband singing, “Who can take the sunshine…sprinkle it with dew…”(This is […]


(Dedicated to Paige, who has taught me a lot!) My daughter was diagnosed with cancer. She was only a child of eight. I asked her to share some things that were bad, And also some things that were great. She said, “Getting shots was no fun at all!” I had to agree with her too. […]