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 →

March 20-26: Photo Project Week 12

The weather has not been the best while here in Chicago, but Megan and Brennig and Brennig’s girlfriend, Bella and my parents have had a great time. I leave again this morning for Arizona. March 20 - Catan My son, my husband, my nephew, and my daughter all love Settlers of Catan. They played it... Continue Reading →

March 13-19: Photo Project Week 11

Another week of transition as I flew to Chicago on Friday, but this is only for a short trip to see my college-age kids. I continue to thoroughly enjoy Arizona. It is so amazing in its beauty. I’ve said this before, but America is so beautiful. March 13, 2020 - Hibiscus I have loved Hibiscus... Continue Reading →

5 Years!

We've made it. Or I should say, he's made it!!! In the midst of all the grief of Coronavirus and missing things, we have reason to celebrate. Our oldest son, has made it 5 years from the end of his cancer treatment. For that reason, we dance and we sing and we play Terraforming Mars... Continue Reading →

Pray for Us… The Doldrums

The skies are grey and the weather is not spring-like yet. I don’t mind the cold. But the grey skies are brutal. The mornings are dark. The evenings still come too early. Christmas is long over. In our house January has two birthdays, so they are long in the past. The candy has been eaten,... Continue Reading →

Hard Things that Were Once Easy

Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unbornAddison - As seen on the Chicago Cultural Center Dome I used to be a voracious reader. My father works for a publishing company and at... Continue Reading →

Back to The Real World

It's Labor Day in America. In my mind it's the last day before school begins, but here where we live, kids started almost three weeks ago already. In the last three weeks, we've started school, take our oldest to college, unpacked his boxes into his dorm room, prayed for him and left him to fend... Continue Reading →

Thankfulness in the Midst of Chaos

These last six weeks have been utter chaos. Not anything bad, but a lot of things are taking up precious brain space. I'm a middle season mom and my life feels so out of control right now. My oldest is graduating in two days. Woohoo!!! During all of his cancer treatments, this child refused to... Continue Reading →

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