Monthly Archives: November 2014

Modus Operandi

My weekly to-do includes laundry, dishes, picking up, putting things away, taking out the garbage, etc. Yes, the boys help, but it is something I still like to do. My work schedule gives me time in the morning to put … Continue reading

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A good day

Today I took the day off from work and spent time with my hubby. We took naps, went shopping for little things at one of our favorite stores and drove by some homes for sale to get an idea of … Continue reading

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Wet feet and weeds

Many of us are familiar with the story in Matthew 14 where Jesus walks of water and Peter calls out to join Him. I have heard many teachers and pastors teach on how we are like Peter, life will go … Continue reading

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exchange and carry

I have a confession to make, I love bags.  Not the couture bags and purses, I mean the “working” ones you put stuff in and carry along with you.  If I had to rank them I think I would put … Continue reading

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without effect

As I walk around my new hometown I often see the same people.  I do not know their names, but we smile in acknowledgement and continue on our route.  While I have always been friendly with others I meet, now … Continue reading

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must have

As we enter into the official holiday shopping season, with the “must have” of the season being shown on TV, I find myself stuck.  I am not one to care for the shiny kitchen items, the new furniture “to get … Continue reading

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gray hairs

My birthday is coming up.  I will be forty-five.  My grandmother was forty-five when I was born.  I feel old just thinking about it.  What is it about birthdays that make us so crazy? When we are young we cannot … Continue reading

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the whisper and the wind

The weather is changing across the plains.  The snows are coming to the Rockies and the upper plains states into Minnesota.  Winter is really on the way. Paving the way for this great weather change is the wind.  The wind … Continue reading

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Mundane Marriage

When the excitement of the wedding wears off, we are left with the day-to-day activities which can quickly become boring, routine, and done without emotion. In short, it becomes mundane. Once the rhythm of marriage has begun, our actions and … Continue reading

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Confined

One of the biggest challenges for me with our move has been going from 160 acres of wide open spaces, fresh air, and room to roam…to a two bed/two bath apartment. Today I felt the challenge a bit more as … Continue reading

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