Each summer I find myself wanting to capture the moment, remembering my kids just as they are during the summer. It always seems like a time of transformation and maturing. For example, in this picture, Catherine looks like she's 10. When did she get so big that her legs reach the glove box? Catherine likes… Continue reading Summer kids
Dropping in for some quick rambling thoughts and linking up with SQT. Does anyone write really awesome posts in their head at really inconvenient times? I do my best writing in my head while I'm driving. If I'm lucky I'll remember one or two things to actually write down afterwards. Of course, I always sound… Continue reading 7 Quick Takes v.6
First, in case you don't get the reference. Go here: Hyperbole and a Half Well as usual, this summer is flying flew by. We got back from vacation last week six weeks ago and it immediately became crunch time. I've started several different posts with updates on the various things we've been up to over the past… Continue reading Quick! Recap *ALL the things*
I thought it might be a good idea to do a fast recap of our summer before Christmas, or next summer at the rate things are going. 😛 So here it is, our summer in a hot minute. //MAY// Summer kicked off with a Memorial Day camp out in Lexington, VA with my family. We… Continue reading Our Summer in a Hot Minute
This summer, I decided to refinish our pantry/cupboard. It is an heirloom, passed down from Sarah's parents; her Dad had constructed it many, many years ago. We currently use it to store our cookbooks and serving-ware. Over time, the heritage piece has taken some abuse: scuffs, crayon marks, stab wounds that Sarah insists come from… Continue reading Andy and the Summer Pantry Upgrade Crusade
Wow, it's been almost a month since my last post but in the blog silence we've been enjoying our summer. Andy and I joke that we'll be glad for school to start because it forces us to be less busy. In the past month, we've visited family in 3 different cities and 2 different states,… Continue reading Our 30 Minutes of Fame
Today is Andy's birthday. He is my wonderful boyfriend of almost 3 years. In honor of the 22nd anniversary of his birth, you get to see lots of pictures of us. 🙂 May 2011 before our Senior 'Last Chance' Dance at W&M This is one of the best pictures of us in existence. Taken by my… Continue reading Happy Happy Birthday!
Today Stand True released the application for their 2011 Summer Mission Trip. Considering that I'm the President of W&M's pro-life group, you might have guessed that I am pro-life, and that it is a cause that I am dedicated to fighting for. Stand True is a Christ centered pro-life group (they are not associated with… Continue reading Another thing to ponder…