This Easter has been different than in years past. This was the first Easter Sunday that I celebrated without my parents in town. Which, until today, did not seem like a big deal but it was. I woke up this morning and realized I didn't have plans and didn't have the desire to make them… Continue reading Gathering Memories
People come and go in our lives. Sometimes they leave lasting impressions and sometimes just a small dent. But everyone we meet is for a purpose and a reason. There is never a chance meeting. God is everywhere and in everything. When he brings those encounters embrace them. The encounters my not always be wonderful… Continue reading A Reason
Today is my 40th birthday!!!!! I can't believe it. I don't feel forty. I hope don't look forty, lol!!! I look back over the last decade and wonder just exactly how it went by so fast. I remember telling my mom when I turned 30 that now I needed to become an adult. (I remember… Continue reading Shake, Rattle & Roll
Oh My Kayla, sweet little Kayla. She was the "baby b" of my twins. 6 years old and this girl has already racked up quite the resume of nicknames. Tigger, boo boo, smarty pants, wisbang, etc.... Kayla is definitely my teenager in the making. She sighs, rolls her eyes and cries with the best of… Continue reading Boo Boo
What can be said of Reagan? She is the oldest of my twins by 18 minutes. Her nicknames say some of it. Lil miss, tiny, hugs a lot and of course the title, spider monkey. She is our lover. Reagan gives hugs and kisses freely to her family and is always ready to give more… Continue reading Spider Monkey
Today happens to be the birthday of one very special lady. This lady has had to put up with a lot from me over the years from well day one. Yeppers!!! It's my mothers birthday 🎂!!!!! She is turning the wise age of 70 without looking a day over 40 (oh those genes!!!). I wish… Continue reading Lookin At You Kid
Our Christmas was full of traveling from Central Oregon to Portland to Monmouth but it was worth it. To see the faces of happinesses and joy this morning. Merry Christmas to one and all!!!!
My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. ~ Bob Hope