Category Archives: faith

Lest You Think I Can Always Laugh…


Another blogger the other day was talking about how she always tried to keep her emotions out of her blog, making it upbeat and positive.  She figured that no one wanted to read a downer of a blog, so real … Continue reading

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Coral Friday 7.20.12


No, that is not a typo.  Last week while in Bonaire, my husband suggested I do coral Friday instead of Floral Friday.   So today, I have pictures of coral.  Hope you like them. “Of all the means to insure … Continue reading

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Surviving a Scuba Vacation With Teens


This past week our family went on a scuba diving vacation to Bonaire.  It was an interesting experiment in togetherness while participating in a sporting activity.   I learned a lot of things, including the fact that staying with three … Continue reading

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Derecho Storms


Friday evening I had just finished loading the dishwasher when the power flickered, then finally gave way to the storm. This storm is known as a Derecho storm, spanish for straight and named so for the straight line of winds … Continue reading

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Floral Friday 6.29.12


The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.                               … Continue reading

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The 70’s


The other day when I was in the car with DH,  Nice to Be With You by Gallery came on the 70’s station he listens to.  Suddenly I was riding my bike to the high school swimming pool on a … Continue reading

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Potholes


I started to say, I hit a bump in the road, but I think it was more of a pothole.  A huge pothole.  A hormonal pothole.  A, feeling-like-I-have-no-control pothole.  In fact, I’m not even sure it could qualify as a … Continue reading

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Floral Friday 6.15.12


“The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.” -Marcus Aurelius

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My Husband is Just a Young Grasshopper…


Thursday past we decided the last minute to go to the Outer Banks of North Carolina for the weekend, which is why I haven’t posted anything since Friday.  It was an interesting weekend to say the least.  Before we even … Continue reading

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Floral Friday 6.1.12


“Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than his own soul.”              Marcus Aurelius I’ve been fiddling with Black and White.  Would love to know what you think…

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