It was the most wonderful (crazy, chaotic) time of the year… -Our youngest was turning 5 -We had just gained four new family members ages 1, 3, 6, and 7 -Thanksgiving and Christmas were just around the corner So what else could we worry about? There was so much on our plates…the “to-do” list was… Continue reading The year that even the dog left us…
Month: December 2017
Christmas 2001 and the “best friend” ring.
I have a “best friend” ring. There is nothing significant about it but if I am honest, most days it is more important to me than our wedding bands. It is the only ring that I have worn continuously for the past 16 years and it was given to me by a 23 year old… Continue reading Christmas 2001 and the “best friend” ring.
Peace, quiet, and COFFEE.
I got up this morning and I just wanted to drink my coffee in silence on the couch. The truth is, that reality might be at least 10 more years away for me before it can happen without any major disruptions. I know that, but I still think about it every morning. The idea of how inviting… Continue reading Peace, quiet, and COFFEE.
“He knows where we live this year!”
Sometimes right in the middle of a low point, you realize how much lower it could really be. Foster care has grown Bob and I in ways we never thought possible. We have been forever changed in areas of our lives that we didn’t even know were broken and our family has been humbled to… Continue reading “He knows where we live this year!”