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sent off with a sandwich and a prayer.

Back to School. I’m reading all the Facebook posts and seeing all your pictures on Instagram of your baby loves heading back to school in their new uniforms and tennis shoes that have just enough wiggle room…the summer sunshine mixed with pool chlorine no doubt serves as a juvenile cocktail for growth spurts. “Child. How… Continue reading sent off with a sandwich and a prayer.

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something else…

Follow Up: I posted my ME TOO blog yesterday evening and I’ve received so many kind words and messages as well as other individuals saying my words encouraged them to try and tell their own stories. In just a few short hours after posting I heard from former students, dear friends, family members and strangers… Continue reading something else…

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hello little girl…

Our family grew by 7 pounds and 15 ounces on September 9th when we said hello to Miss Tatum Elizabeth. A bundle of pink and perfection. Here. Just see for yourself… Is she not The Most? The most of ALL THINGS worth stopping EVERYTHING…just to stare and lean into her every movement and sound. The… Continue reading hello little girl…

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find your happy place.

I was having a conversation with my mother-in-law, aka Hunney…aka Judith…about life and health and responsibility and such…she has a mass amount of land that requires her attention and during the course of our chat I told her Kurt mentioned us growing a garden. Funny.  As keen as the idea seems, I am the last… Continue reading find your happy place.

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let it do what it came to do.

If no one has told you yet I’m breaking the news…consider this information a gift… Life will bring you pain. Isn’t it fantastic! You don’t have to wonder anymore! You don’t have to wonder if you’re going to escape life’s blows!!! You’re NOT! You ARE going to get hit…square between the eyes…at some point…with heartache… Continue reading let it do what it came to do.

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you don’t love Jesus?…

…if you have children, and especially daughters who watch your every move, you will appreciate this. We took communion on our couch this morning while watching our church online. Yes we did…Ella has been sick the past couple of days and we decided to stay in, yet not miss a good word from our beloved… Continue reading you don’t love Jesus?…

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a f f a i r .

Affair (n.) …an intense amorous relationship, usually of short duration That’s one of the seven definitions found on dictionary.com….it’s a noun. You can go to an affair, host an affair, want an affair, have an affair… I’m going to try and STOP an affair. It was two years ago…I was parked at the post office… Continue reading a f f a i r .