Summiting Beauty


Nature, Photography, Random

2:15 a.m.: Wake-up, bathroom, tell girls we’re really going this time. Grab packed bags, food, water, blankets. Let’s go. Around 5 a.m. wake-up (again) by the harsh jostling of the Pilot maneuvering over the trail road, if you want to call that a road.  Girly giggles jump around the backseat, replacing their quiet snoring and open-mouth […]

August 8, 2018

Sunflower Day 


Random

Here’s some sunshine (or at least sunflowers) for your dose of simple beauty for the day. Photo credit goes to my awesome husband! Our seven-year- old planted skyscraper sunflowers and this one finally bloomed! He diligently watered and checked them every day.  He’s so proud of his sunflower! EnJOY your day!

September 17, 2017

7 Things I Want to Write and Share


Random

Ok, so in my last post I asked what I should write about. Thank you Deanna for your comment here and for your ideas!  Since then, I now have a few exciting events and interesting subjects to write about and share. I’m sharing the 7 things here so that, just in case I don’t get […]

August 26, 2017

A Healing Goodbye to Our Dog


faith, Grief, Random

About three years ago, we welcomed our first dog into our family – Bella. Sadly, a few weeks ago, we had to let her go. I had been resistant to getting a dog despite my husband’s and kid’s desire for a family dog. We had a chance to dog-sit Bella a couple times for our […]

March 31, 2017

Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion #Book Review


Book Review, faith, Random

Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion by Gregory Boyle I visited and ate at the delicious Homegirl Cafe when on my “pilgrimage” with my brother in LA back in February and was immediately intrigued and impressed. I finally had the chance to read Fr. Boyle’s book, Tattoos on the Heart, a couple […]

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