Monthly Archives: September 2012

Floral Friday 9.28.12


Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.        – … Continue reading

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They Aren’t Hot Flashes…


Today I was browsing through Facebook, when I saw a post put up by my pediatrician’s office.  Intrigued, I watched it and felt it was such an important message that I reposted it on my own Facebook page. Later this … Continue reading

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Floral Friday 9.21.12


The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible. Arthur C. Clarke  

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Replacing Chocolate Chip Cookies


Over the years, my boys have been resistant to any dessert that didn’t start with Chocolate Chip Cookie.  I have tried a plethora of different cookies here and there, but I always end up making CCC’s.  Pies?  The only pie … Continue reading

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God, Faith, and Beth Moore


I’ve been fairly quiet the last couple of weeks with regards to posting.  There are a few reasons for this, the biggest of which has been the murder/suicide of a family we knew from my kids school. But other things … Continue reading

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Floral Friday 9.14.12


Albert Einstein 1879 – 1955 “If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.” Indeed.  I just wish it weren’t so … Continue reading

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The Driving Lessons Continue…


Need I say more?

Posted in comedy, faith, Family, laughter, Mom of Special Needs Kids, New Drivers, parenting, Teen Drivers, Teens, teens driving | Tagged , , , , , , | 35 Comments

Floral Friday 9.7.12


Faithful Nibbles posted  a quote from Sir Francis Drake the other day that was so, so appropriate to how I’ve been feeling, I thought I’d use it for this weeks Floral Friday. Prayer of Francis Drake, 1577 Disturb us, Lord, … Continue reading

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Miss Manners


I don’t think I will ever read The Hook again.  Nor will I ever read anything by Courteney Stuart, published in The Hook or anywhere else.  Her callous disregard for a grieving human being is beyond comprehension. This evening, in … Continue reading

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