Perfect Moment Monday: Light of Mine

December 29, 2013

I once said, With awareness, one could have a perfect moment shackled in a dungeon sitting in one’s own excrement; without it, blessings galore cannot compensate. I still believe that. Despite winning the parental jackpot, despite being blessed with amazing sisters who make me laugh and give good counsel, despite being healthy and sheltered and […]

Peace on Earth

December 24, 2013

It’s a tradition. For the fifth year in a row, I offer you this short musical vlog. To: You From: My sisters and me (we of the very expressive eyebrows) RE: Latin lesson: Dona Nobis Pacem. Tami, Lori, Sheri May you be granted peace and may you, in turn, grant it to others.

Perfect Moment Monday: We are Young

November 25, 2012

Most days, as soon as the alarm goes off I pull on yoga pants (and shirt), wake the kids and get them ready for school. About the time they’re pledging their allegiance, I am setting up my laptop in my home office. But once in awhile, I actually go to work and must begin the […]

Perfect Moment Monday: Full deck

July 29, 2012

Our backyard haven had been missing or unusable for much of the summer. The back deck, small and decrepit, had been scraped and rebuilt over the course of the previous five weeks. In addition, Roger had been gone nearly a month for work. But everything shifted back into place recently as we christened our new-and-improved […]