Follow

My “one little word” for 2011 is “follow”. Follow was the first and only word that I thought of when I pondered one little word for the new year. In looking towards the next season of life, I am too often overcome with fear and… well… more fear. I anticipate changes ahead that will, no […]

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Birthday Blessings

Birthday blessing to my oldest and youngest who both celebrate “landmark” birthdays this month! I can’t believe I have a 30 year old and that my “baby” is 18!! Happy Birthday, my loves! God bless you both on your special days and always!!

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Let Them Eat Cake!

How blessed am I to celebrate the birthdays of three little granddaughters in one of my favorite months of the year! This year our November babies will be turning 7, 2 and 1 and we will have our fill of cake and ice cream in the space of one week. I love you, my little […]

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Friday Favorites: Sweet Things

My favorite sweet things?! Happy to share… Butter Pecan Ice Cream Carrot Cake Cheesecake Chocolate Chip Cookies Dark Chocolate Tiramisu Whoopie Pies

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Have Paintbrush… Will Travel…

Oh.My.Word. I love colors! I love paint! I’m not sure yet if I love painting, but as with every artistic endeavour I throw myself into, I wholeheartedly enjoy the process of collecting a stash of lovely supplies!! I get caught up in and overwhelmed by the world of color… how many blues or whites can […]

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Chile Con Queso

It’s Labor Day and, in the spirit of celebrating all those who labor, I thought I would treat myself to something junky. And cheesy. That you can eat with tortilla chips. Actually, it has nothing to do with Labor Day or the end of summer vacation or the fact that the neighborhood will be blissfully […]

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A Dream and a Hug

For the second time since my mom died a year ago, I dreamed about her. The first time it happened, I dreamed she was dying in the hospital but, unlike the way it happened in real life, she was conscious and I was able to tell her how much I loved her and how she […]

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Lurve…

“Love is, is too weak a word for what I feel – I lurve you, you know, I loave you, I luff you, two F’s, yes I have to invent, of course I – I do, don’t you think I do?” ~ Alvy Singer to Annie Hall Happy Mother’s Day, Mama! And Happy Mother’s Day […]

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Missing Nana

“If seeds in the black earth can turn into such beautiful roses, what might not the heart of man become in its long journey toward the stars?” – G.K. Chesterton I miss you, my lovely Nana! Surely our good and faithful God nurtured you in your long journey and in you blossomed His most exquisite […]

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Weep

Weep… one little word for 2010… I had no idea that my one little word for 2009 would take on so much more meaning than I anticipated or, in all honestly, ever wanted. Embrace. Losing both my mother and grandmother over the summer – within eight weeks of each other – brought daily opportunities to […]

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