Monthly Archives: August 2019

It Takes a Village

The saying “it takes a village” might be overused. It might be cliche’. It might be hokey. However I believe with all my heart that it’s true. My big kids don’t need me. They could raise their babies without my … Continue reading

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A Reinvention of the Spool

Months and months ago I got a call asking if I wanted a spool. A big, dirty, electrical spool that had been discarded by the side of the road. Of course I do! I had no idea what I would … Continue reading

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We Waited for You

Today is your birthday!!! Mommy was 4 days overdue and we were all very anxiously awaiting you. We all trust in God’s plan and know that your birthday will happen when it’s supposed to happen but we were really tired … Continue reading

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When I’m Unsettled

What do you do when you are unsettled? Do you go shopping? Do you ask a friend to lunch? Do you want to be alone? I need to be dirty I need to be sweaty and use my muscles. I … Continue reading

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When Sleep Doesn’t Come

I don’t know if I’m nesting due to upcoming birth in our home. I’ve been cleaning every room and purging like nobody’s business. What do you do at night when you can’t sleep? Read? Watch TV? Toss and turn? All … Continue reading

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Some real life

What exactly is real life? It’s not the pretty pictures on social media Its not the excited “good morning” as the neighbor walks by It’s not the flowery conversation on a Sunday morning in the church lobby Real life is … Continue reading

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Starting from scratch

Our old house has a basement. I’m not sure that’s what it is called because the water table in Florida doesn’t allow basements, but we have a room, with stairs that go down under the house. I call it a … Continue reading

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