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A Birthday to Remember

Two funny things happened the week of my birthday. Not funny like ha ha, but funny in ironic timing. My birthday was the lucky Friday, December 13.

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A Special Day

Fifty-six years ago, our world was given an amazing gift. That was the day my husband was born. There are so many things I adore about this man, and I’m ever so thankful we are journeying through the adventures of this life together. One of the greatest delights in my existence is opening my eyes […]

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Happy 17th Birthday, Hudi!!!

So how did this: Become this? We love you so much, Hudi! And we are so proud of the awesome young man you are. You are a great gift from God. Happy Birthday!  

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Happy Birthday to my Man

This is quite possibly one of the most temperate birthdays this February baby has ever had in his 53 (gasp!) years. And while we still have a few hours left to go, so far it’s pretty close to perfection. The plan was for him to have a Mario Kart marathon with Hudi, Zeb, Bri and Lauren, […]

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Zeb’s Last Year as a Teen

Yeah, he was cute as a little guy (says this totally un-biased mamma). But he’s even more awesome now! How do kids do that? They just keep getting better and better… Anyway, I digress. Today is our Zebulon’s 19th birthday. And we are so thankful for him.   Zeb’s sense of adventure and eagerness to […]

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Zeb's Last Year as a Teen

Yeah, he was cute as a little guy (says this totally un-biased mamma). But he’s even more awesome now! How do kids do that? They just keep getting better and better… Anyway, I digress. Today is our Zebulon’s 19th birthday. And we are so thankful for him.   Zeb’s sense of adventure and eagerness to […]

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A Perfect Weekend

This past weekend was a prime example of how wondrous home life is. It was filled with laughter, love, creativity and fun work. Often it’s the simple things that tip the scale to completely marvelous. It all began Friday morning when I joined one of my best friends in attending the middle school play. Her daughter […]

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Happy 22, CJ

Not so sure when this happened. Little guy to awesome man. When you were a squalling little one, Aunt Anne commented that with a newborn we were under seige, playing on your nickname. I do think you took our hearts captive. Your passion for music, game creation, and your enthusiasm for teaching others is inspiring, […]