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 →
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.
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.