September 2007 You may be wondering why the title of this post is Book #2: Giving Voice to Siblings, when I haven’t announced the publication of Book #1. I’m happy to say that Book #1 is moving forward. My co-author and I have both had huge life challenges since we began writing ....more
giving thanks #1701- 1710 a bright, sunny Saturday boys riding bikes up and down the driveway Share Thanksgiving only three days away 200 volunteers 25 turkeys (and two hams) picked up to be cooked...more
If you’ve been reading my blog for long, you know I love Advent. I have so many things to write about today, but Advent begins in a little over a week (Sunday, November 29th), and it’s time to do a little planning. Advent is a time to settle down, calm our hearts, and...more
I’ve been wanting to sit down and write all week, but it’s been full of the unexpected and slightly challenging. Now it’s Thursday afternoon, and I can’t go an entire week without posting! Here we go – in bullet points ....more
This morning I woke up at 5:20 and knew I needed to get out of bed and give thanks. The Lord is so good to us and it is always helpful to record the blessings in my life. giving thanks #1691 – 1700 two days in Coeur d’ Alene while Russ was at a climate meeting,...more
My Four Teens October 2104 Kalkidan loved being a teenager. The day she turned twelve she began talking about turning thirteen. With an impish grin she would remind me that soon I would have one more teenager in the family; she couldn’t wait for October 29th to arrive ....more
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