Archive | April, 2013

April Celebrations

Let’s eat Grandpa.

Let’s eat Grandpa? Oh my! That sentence needs a comma. Let’s eat, Grandpa. Now that’s better. Commas are a very important part of writing. com·ma  /ˈkämə/ A punctuation mark (,) indicating a pause between parts of a sentence. It is also used to separate items in a list and to mark the place… A minute…

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Dawn

The time before dawn

“I’ve always liked the time before dawn because there’s no one around to remind me who I’m supposed to be so it’s easier to remember who I am.” Brian Andreas I like the time before dawn. It’s really quiet. I can hear Jesus calling. I open the Word. He tells who I am. And whose…

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Spring Break Beach 2013

Traditions

I love taking pictures. I take pictures because it forces me to see the little things. I take pictures because I want to remember. I take a lot of pictures so that (hopefully) I end up with a few good pictures. I take pictures even when it’s inconvenient, awkward, and hurried. Spring Break 2013 I…

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mailbox

Digging in the Dirt

We’ve been digging in the dirt around here. And by we I mean everyone but me. I like digging in the dirt and planting things but lately I’ve been watching and enjoying as others do the digging. We planted rosemary in the bed behind the mailbox and the the vine on the mailbox is yellow…

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Spring Break Beach 2013

My Firstborn

Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are.                  Charles Augustin Sainte-BeureThose closest to you know you best and we all love and admire you. Happy 19th Birthday, Jon Eric.

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What if…

Donald Miller said something on Twitter today that I can’t get out of my head. What if the whole idea you were in competition with everybody around you was a lie? What if you were just supposed to connect and enjoy? Here’s what I’ve been thinking: It was a lie and I believed it. It’s…

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Jewelry Frame

DIY Jewelry Frame

I’ve been seeing jewelry frames around the internet and loving everyone of them.  Some of my necklaces are long, long strands of beads and pearls and some are short. For ten years, they’ve hung from the drapery rod in my room which resulted in a big tangled mess when I tried to get one down….

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