So Many Miracles

Photo: Two little boys in the unexpected MVP of my 2019 right now–a hand-me-down sleeping bag from a dear friend. This awesome thing kept my babies warm when I had a hard time keeping them warm.   We went down to Maryland over Christmas knowing the boiler wasn’t long for this world. A bunch of…

The Next Set of Challenges

Photo: It’s still winter, but the absence of snow and the warming temperatures have given us opportunity to visit with the flower beds in preparation for Spring plantings (which are still a ways off). I’m very pleased to see that the over-winter preparations we did back in November have produced gloriously black and nutrient-filled soil…

Trouble Comes in Threes

Photo: I wonder which thing God made first: Autumn or New England? Either way, they are made for each other. They are perfection. Autumn and New England are that perfect couple from college that are gorgeous and smart and fun to be around and you secretly hope they’ll break up but they totally make it all the…

[Quiet Thoughts] The Power of a Fresh “New” Look…

Photo: The Azaleas were a big surprise this season. They didn’t last very long, so I didn’t get a good picture of them in full bloom. Oh well…   I’ve been excited about writing this post since Tuesday. I’m just going to share my cool awesome surprise and then start yapping away. Let’s do it….

Ready for a Break

Photo: My latest problem. So what else is new? I mean, seriously, ya’ll are all going to stop reading my blog soon because it is seriously one thing after another around here.   I had such hopes for today’s post. I was actually outlining it yesterday in my journal as the boys were fighting over…