It was a busy week moving in and adding a project we weren't planning on adding. The house that was given to us to live in for the next few years is amazing. It is old and with 100 year old houses, there are issues, but we have the added bonus of a room we... Continue Reading →
June 12-18: Photo Project Week 24
It was a busy week prepping for company and then doing three day trips to various locations near our house. The temperature steadily rose this week and it was almost 100º yesterday. We need rain so badly here so please pray that we would receive rain in the next week. Our grass is brown brown,... Continue Reading →
June 5-11: Photo Project Week 23
Routine. That is what this week felt like. Our kids were finished school and I worked on editing Paris pictures. It felt like a week of progress, though looking back I still didn't get done what I would have liked. June 5 - Home Garden Rose I received three rose bushes for free from another... Continue Reading →
February 13-19: Photo Project Week 7
It was an incredibly busy week. But the Lord brought us through. And each day, the joy of #grabbingforthegood has been a moment of peace for me. It truly is something simple, but something that brings about thankfulness in my heart for what God has done in nature and in our home. February 13, 2022... Continue Reading →
Where are the Neighbors?
This weekend D, my husband, took down two trees in our yard. We have 5 trees that need to be taken down in total. Three of them are huge maple trees which had been sorely mistreated by previous owners. (Just a reminder: Do not put retaining wall bricks around trees while they are young. It... Continue Reading →
Hospitality is more than a pretty house. Hospitality is a heart attitude. It is an attitude of letting people in. It is being honest and welcoming. It is a listening heart. It is more important to allow people in to our homes and hearts.
Welcome to My Porch, My Home
Home for our family has been everywhere. It’s been a 100 year old Welsh Cottage, an old pebble dashed manse, an apartment in the not-so-good part of town, a couple of brand new homes, a rental that we could walk out the front door and be impressed by God’s creation of Mt. Rainier, an orange 3-story duplex, an old 1950s Army Post house and a few others. Now, we live in the Red House on the Corner.