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Lessons from the children!!

Sunday, January 25, 2015      3 comments

Yesterday our grandson, Layton (7 1/2) met his father's "new" stepsons, Landon (4 1/2) and Leevi (4 1/2 months) ( for the first time... ALL the fears and worries of the "adults" in these little guys lives were immediately put to rest when they... Read more

Dinner and a Movie- American Sniper

Saturday, January 24, 2015      5 comments

My hubby and I decided to take in an early show yesterday afternoon by watching American Sniper! Many parts of the movie weren't "easy" to watch, but the movie was so worth seeing! It brought back memories of my brother, Ray and Somalia, but ... Read more

Adversity- via Joel Osteen

Friday, January 23, 2015      0 comments

“When you face adversity, you need to remind yourself that whatever is trying to defeat you could very well be what God will use to promote you.” ― Joel Osteen, Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential What a great... Read more

Daughter's Birthday!

Thursday, January 22, 2015      5 comments

Our "baby girl" turns 32 today! Where does the time go? I'm so very proud of the young woman she has become! She has so many talents and shares them not only her family and friends but with everyone she meets! She is such a blessing to her f... Read more

Anthony Robbins- Inspiring words..

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      2 comments

Live life fully while you're here. Experience everything. Take care of yourself and your friends. Have fun, be crazy, be weird. Go out and screw up! You're going to anyway, so you might as well enjoy the process. Take the opportunity to learn fr... Read more

Max Lucado- Truth

Tuesday, January 20, 2015      4 comments

God is able to accomplish, provide, help, save, keep, subdue... He is able to do what you can't. He already has a plan. God's not bewildered. Go to Him. -Max Lucado So much truth in this words.. Blessings!... Read more

Maya Angelou quote.

Monday, January 19, 2015      7 comments

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. ~~Maya Angelou What a wonderful mission statement!! Have a blessed day!... Read more


Sunday, January 18, 2015      5 comments

Happy Sunday everyone! We're experiencing above normal temperatures and sunshine, but the wind is blowing like crazy... which has limited the time I'm spending outdoors! I am however enjoying the sunshine! :) Tomorrow is predicted to be even... Read more

Fitbit goes mainstream...

Saturday, January 17, 2015      2 comments

I have been using a Fitbit since December of 2012 and absolutely love it! Apparently Fitbit has recently become the "in" thing as over ten of my coworkers and friends are now Fitbit users! This is super cool with me as I now have LOTS of peopl... Read more

Finally Friday!!!

Friday, January 16, 2015      2 comments

This has been a whirlwind week... and I'm so happy that Friday is now "done." It was so pretty out this afternoon, one of my coworkers and I actually went for a walk OUTSIDE... it felt great! I then stayed and worked in my classroom until afte... Read more

Missed the snow... again..

Thursday, January 15, 2015      3 comments

So happy that our area once again missed the snow... which means no missed school... last year at this time we'd missed a total of 12 days... ended up missing 16 total! My son, who live and teaches in a town about an hour north of, has enough s... Read more

Good news on a gloomy day...

Wednesday, January 14, 2015      3 comments

It seems like lately every time I turn on the news, I'm bombarded with negative events in our area, in our state, our country and our world. At times it becomes absolutely overwhelming! As a Christian, I know that GOD is in control, but sometim... Read more

EE Cummings Quote

Tuesday, January 13, 2015      4 comments

To be nobody but yourself-in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else-means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.-EE Cummings This is so true, not just for ou... Read more

Monday...School... YEAH!!

Monday, January 12, 2015      3 comments

We made it through the weekend and MISSED the predicted freezing rain! I'm super happy, as I didn't want to miss school today!! The temperatures are in the low 30', which I can totally handle! It's going to be a blessed day! Blessing... Read more

A reminder for myself and others..

Sunday, January 11, 2015      3 comments

Jesus is just a Call Away, He Hears our Cries, He Listens and is there for us, He is as close as the very mention of His Lovely Name! I called on the Lord in distress; The Lord answered me and set me in a broad place. The Lord is on my side; I... Read more

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