In the eloquent words of my husband, “They’re freaking good.” Psalm 126:3 “The Lord has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy.” Our good friends, The Donovans, just welcomed the newest member into their home, Gracie. She is a beautiful, spunky little toddler that is full of so much life. Our home group from The Village is hosting an adoption party this weekend to … Continue reading Popcorn Balls
Tonight was unusually cool for June so we took advantage of the sub 100 degree weather and walked to dinner at Gordon Biersch, a brewery near our apartment. We had dinner with an old friend, Papa Lou, and had fun catching up. Lou is known for treating us to dinner every now and then. On the walk over we decided that if we had to pay, … Continue reading Summer lovin’
You’re in for a treat. Really, you are. What better way to start your week than with “Journey”? The question isn’t rhetorical, it’s just a fact of life even babies know. Well, the cool ones at least. Journey is also known for their riviting music videos. Check out the video here. I especially love the bear clawing/air-piano at :55 Let’s just say that I’ll be basking … Continue reading Monday video
Today we celebrated with the Hembree clan not only Fathers Day, but Grandpa Hembree’s 93rd birthday. 93rd! He’s still flirting with his wife too. I love it. I asked him his advice for a happy life and he told me, “Eat right. Exercise. Enjoy yourself, but not too much. Just in moderation.” I guess I was expecting something a little more complicated, but it always … Continue reading Fathers Day
Some books I trudge through. Others I can steadily read. Very few I devour. After seeing Invisible Children I felt so uneducated, motivated and hungry to learn more. My passion was ignited and I read everything I could get my hands on about child soldiers in Africa, modern day slavery, and the war-torn nations of Uganda and Sudan. I read with ardor. With fervor. And with hope. The hope and yearning … Continue reading You’ll never be the same
I am the queen of making piles. Sorting them and then resorting them. I couldn’t do that with my last blog, so here I am attempting to sort my jumble of daily happenings into various themes. It should be interesting none the less. I’m not sure who reads this, but to all who are reading this now, welcome. Whether you’re a friend, family member or … Continue reading A new blog.