Category Archives: faith

Floral Friday 8.31.12


I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle.  I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.  ~Mother Teresa Advertisements

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IR Friday 8.10.12


I’ve been fiddling with Infra Red Photography for a couple of weeks now, which is appropriate since the flowers of spring are all but gone, and the hot summer has done a number on the flower options around town.  I … Continue reading

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16 Years Already?


16 years ago today, we went from a family of 3 to a family of 5.  Little did I know the magnitude to which my life would change. As of this writing, I now have three 16 year old sons. … Continue reading

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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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