Archive for the 'thankful' Category

Ending On A Good Note

There were some really nice things about today. I thought I should let you know since the last post was really a downer. We waited to start official school work today. We’re working on what I am going to call “Taking Back Tuesday”. Tuesday is garbage day. Every Tuesday for the last several months there […]

Easter Photos 2014

It’s very, very hard to get the kids to all cooperate for a photo. Maybe in about 10 years this will be easier.  Yeah…  5 families = lots of children at Easter lunch! The moms:


Today’s “Thankful” list: It was a beautiful day today. I was able to go for a nice, slow run/walk. Three miles. My dad went to our house in MN and made sure the gutters were clear of leaves. The kids played outside for a long, long time. Neighbor kids that our kids can play with […]

Thankful: New Life

My friend, Teri, had her first baby today! I’m so excited for her. The baby cooperated beautifully by being born on a day that Mom and Dad were off work! My babies are 8, 6 1/2 and almost 4(next week!) Ethan: Audrey:   Isaac:    

Thankful:Holiday Weekends

An extra “Daddy stay home day” is just what we need right now. I’m so thankful to have a husband that loves his family so much and thankful to have an extra day before he goes back to work.

Thankful: Unexpected Provision

I am thankful for unexpected provision. Nathan had two random consulting jobs this week. One of them was for a client whose site he set up. She still gets stuck from time and time and requests help. The other one was for his former employer. While it wasn’t ideal for them that they ran into […]

Thankful: Counting Gifts

Ann Voskamp’s book, One Thousand Gifts, talks about the importance of giving thanks for the gifts that God gives us. Here is a brief synopsis from about the book: ” In One Thousand Gifts: A Dare  to Live Fully Right Where You Are, Ann strives to find the meaning of life and fully embrace the surprising truth […]