Home & Garden Show 2020

If you’ve never been, you should check it out: https://homeandgardenshow.com/. Something my husband and I started going to back when we were dating, before there was even a House. The kids were good sports, and we were there nearly 2 and 1/2 hours. Items of note: Bat Houses Solar powered gardens /Solar powered garden walkway…

Aging Gracefully

“Mom, why are you coloring your hair gray?” -my 3 year old asked from his bunk bed.

Going Old and Growing Grey

Been looking at haircuts for this summer and I think we’re going to go with some sort of an inverted bob and foil highlights. These photos are not mine — I just pulled them off the internet Google search tool. I don’t think I’m ready yet to embrace going grey until Peter does fully, as…

Just a quick musing on 2 bodies

March 10th thoughts: Can you imagine if you could toggle between two different bodies that you owned? What would that be like? And when I say “toggle,” I mean your spirit would leave one and enter another. Okay? So then which would you take care of? How would you spend your time? Which would you…

Things I Found Out This Week:

1: I found out that my husband is, in fact, MALE. WHAT? During our visit, the nurse wrote that nothing had changed from last time we were pregnant, and then she accidentally checked that my partner, who happened to be sitting right next to me, was female. When the midwife came in later she tried to figure…

Thanks to Thee, O Christ, Victorious (LSB 548)

Thomas Hansen Kingo wrote this hymn-originally beginning with the words “Like the golden sun ascending, breaking through the gloom of night.” Thou hast died for my transgression, All my sins on Thee were laid; Thou hast won for me salvation, On the cross my debt was paid. From the grave I shall arise And shall…

Thoughts on the Cross…

I was thinking about general rules and attitudes I wanted to post on the wall and teach to my kid so he knows what kind of values and character traits we’re aiming for as a family. Ideas:            LOVE: We love because He first loved us. God is love and love…

Eating the Rainbow

The other day we were reading a book on colors and there were pictures of children eating different fruits (including a lime!) and I realized we just happened to have all of the fruits it was mentioning in this book. SO. We put the food and colors in order and then decided to eat them. The…

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton