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Somewhere between fired up and burnt out
Sunday, November 09, 2014      19 comments

This is a busy time of year, and I love the change of the seasons, the preparations for Thanksgiving, and Christmas. This year, though, I will pace myself, and think twice before making any commitments. I may be fired up now, but I don't... Read more
Veterans
Saturday, November 08, 2014      11 comments

Do you have a special veteran in your life? Don't forget to thank him or her. Thanks vets! ... Read more
Coffee
Friday, November 07, 2014      22 comments

I just love my morning coffee. Unfortunately, my stomach needed a change from my "no sugar and just a little miles". Now I am drinking "coffee con leche" It is about 2/3 coffee and 1/3 hot milk. My stomach can handle it, and I am happy! ... Read more
Morning
Thursday, November 06, 2014      16 comments

My early morning time is my most precious time of the day. It is my time to reflect, listen and focus on my Lord. I get up an hour before anyone else for the quiet of the morning. ... Read more
Tragic Tree Job
Wednesday, November 05, 2014      21 comments

Many years ago my parents cut down trees together to keep the wood stoves going in our home. One faithful day, as my parents worked, my mother ran in the wrong direction as the tree fell. My father was heartbroken as he took her to the ER. ... Read more
Kale in the garden
Tuesday, November 04, 2014      16 comments

My kale patch has been very good to me this year. I started picking the tender leaves in May, and am still picking in November. Fresh kale is much tastier than the bagged kale in the grocery store. ... Read more
Pumpkins
Monday, November 03, 2014      23 comments

My grandchild Lina had a great time with pumpkins this year. Last year, she WAS the pumpkin. ... Read more
Climbing up the Mountain
Sunday, November 02, 2014      13 comments

Sometimes life is a struggle with so much work to do. Little disagreements, and details to tend to. That is when I remember that climbing can be hard But it is always worth it When I take time to regard- The only way to e... Read more
Peace
Saturday, November 01, 2014      13 comments

God's peace can keep our hearts and minds. Take time to find the place of peace today! Don't let your life be upside down - like this photo is!... Read more
Exciting day
Friday, October 31, 2014      13 comments

Halloween is a stressful day for a teacher. Costumes, snacks and excitement!!! Also, our pumpkin coloring contest. ... Read more
Time for renewal
Thursday, October 30, 2014      18 comments

Today I can feel the tiredness of working long and hard at school and home. It is time for me to find renewal for my soul. Some days are just that way. ... Read more
Learning from my mistakes
Wednesday, October 29, 2014      14 comments

I have been working with my students on safety. I used a recent hiking accident and an old nursery rhyme to bring it to life. Jackie and Jill went up the hill To see... Read more
Ever growing woodpile!
Tuesday, October 28, 2014      17 comments

We should all be like my wood pile: Growing a little more every day! ... Read more
Keep it positive!
Monday, October 27, 2014      16 comments

Whenever possible, keep your attitude and conversation positive! We all need a little extra joy in our hearts! ... Read more
Gingham jumper
Sunday, October 26, 2014      20 comments

I started in August buying the material and cutting out the pattern. When school started for me, the project took a back seat. I have worked on the jumper with the help of the Sewing Sisters Babette and Suzie. Last night I finished the jumpe... Read more

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