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it’s a new day.

I’m not the only one not complaining. *yay* —
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how many years now?

*smirk* Come on, aren’t we sweet? With just the most innocent PDA. (I am a church girl for heaven’s sake. Emphasis here on girl—and I suppose church too.) I love you Mr. K. Still like you too. Happy anniversary. — Illustration inspired by a string of lots and lots of gold and aqua moments with [...]
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dboy’s turn to teen.

This afternoon I say, “hey birthday boy! Can I take some pictures of you in the backyard?” “Sure mom.” We then hear the little blond’s raspy voice, “yes! owside! let’s GO!!!” This is sounding familiar to me. A quick trip down memory lane here….as the E of the family, I recall my bigger brother Daniel [...]
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happy may!

Very happy! Truly. It actually feels like May today and I officially say welcome! Join us— you may even stay awhile as far as I’m concerned. Let us linger in your loveliness. Your 60′s never felt so good after this down and out dreary April. And I’d take any 70′s you have up your sleeve [...]
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now what??

Monday is here. The end of the month is here. And the end of the busiest 5 months known to this household is here. Today is the first day in a lonnng time where there are no sports to practice or drive to, not a meet to attend or a hockey game to cheer on [...]
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a valentine for you.

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happy february!

Thanks Julie for your adorable take on the month of February. It’s the kind of calendar you’ll want to gaze at, letting your eye’s sink in while sipping English tea from your grandmothers china set. As you sip you dream of using phrases like: “If the weather is agreeable we shall take a stroll through [...]
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can you drink the cup?

For today, I hold the reality of what currently is, and the potential of more to come. For more of the soul searching- and gut wrenching peace seeking- and crazy making spirit filling- and out pouring accepting- and longing laughing- and crying wanting- and waiting loving- and hurting kind of moments—and the potential of more [...]
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