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Archive for the 'Faith and Hope' Category


   May 28

Seasons Come Seasons Go

Here’s my house, at least the front steps into it, and the big front window where I take pictures of the sunset through, capture images of the weather when it’s too windy or rainy to stand outdoors–or even just to grab a quick picture of the kids playing basketball without their noticing. Often when I […]

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   May 27

On Death and Dying

Ecclesiastes 2:16 “For there is no remembrance of the wise more than of the fool for ever; seeing that which now is in the days to come shall all be forgotten. And how dieth the wise man? as the fool. One of my significant fears used to be that I’d struggle so hard to be […]

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   May 25

I Love You

As a teenager one of the biggest emotional killers my parents could give me if I’d really displeased them was to say that if someone asked about my eligibility as a partner in courtship my parents would say I am not mature enough. Even as I type that it sounds ridiculous, if you live and […]

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   May 19

Early Sunkisses

It’s not June yet so I have not purchased sunscreen. The mornings are still chilly enough to send the kids to school in sweatshirts. As you can see though in this picture, we do have sunshine! I took this photo last Saturday when I temp rose to 75F–while the day was mostly overcast AJ and […]

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   May 16

Happy 50th birthday, babe!

Happy birthday to my man! We’re still going strong, and while I believe the shirts we bought for you and the cards the kids drew are awesome…I really believe the gifts that are the best of all are the ones that we made together. I hope that you’d agree, and that your year is amazing, […]

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