i saw this over at abraham’s place (that’s where i find all the funny videosÂ i pass along) this morning and chuckled.Â the last 24 hours have been pull-your-hair-out-frustrating as i tried to figure out what i’m doing to celebrate the coming of a new year.Â at around 5:30pm last night i was in the… Continue reading no pressure. not tonight at least.
in the midst of snow and beauty, i hopped in my little blue car with a companion sister, and we drove away. nutcrackers were met and hats tried on. it was two hours of driving there, two hours of strolling streets, eating crepes and drinking coffee, and another two hour drive back.Â and it was… Continue reading i ran away yesterday.
and so i’m here in this room only lit by a giant decorated tree.Â this was the first christmas that i started to ponder how strange it is for us to bring something into the middle of our house that actually belongs in a forest, throw lights and a strange assortment of knick knacks on… Continue reading the learning year
i may be rather biased but i’m pretty sure we’re a decent lookin’ bunch.Â you can thank the daddy and the mumsie for the great genes that made such beauties. on a more serious note: the Lord has blessed me.Â christmas of 2010 will go down in one of my books as a best &… Continue reading i love my family & christmas
it’s wednesday morning at 9am.Â the house is quiet, the world white, and i’m still in pajamas and slippers.Â as the daddy rummaged through cookie tins last night, only to find them all empty, i laughingly said, “no cookies, dad, but don’t worry — i’m taking tomorrow off to bake all day.”Â he smiled and… Continue reading holiday
as the light was turned offf and i settled in my bed for a wonderful friday night sleep, my phone jingled. as i rolled over to see what the text was, my tired self muttered to my sister, “this had better be good.” silly me.Â i should have known.Â it was a text from a… Continue reading the most spoiled girl in the whole wide world is me
sometimes i’m pretty sure my cool factor is quickly taking a nose dive.Â come on — admit it — you secretly think i’m a pretty cool person. if only you really knew me. not only do i knit the evenings away (“old woman, old woman,” said i!) but bebo norman is my favorite listen.Â and… Continue reading bebo coolness
sometimes you just need a change.Â i was a bit tired of my hipster long locked look and this afternoon i told my sister i wanted it chopped.Â and colored.Â and something bouncy and new. and so the change came.Â i went over to her house this evening and we laughed and told stories and… Continue reading a new me
Settle this in your heart: â€œWhether I am up or down, the Lord Jesus Christ is the same. Whether I sing or sigh, the promise is true and the Promiser is faithful. Whether I stand on the summit or am hidden in the vale the covenant stands fast and everlasting love abides.â€ â€“ Spurgeon