Here’s what Sarah looked like when she got ready yesterday morning

Continue Reading…

Hair-y Transformation

October 7, 2014 — 7 Comments

If you’ve been reading here for any length of time at all, you’ll recall that Sarah has had a wide variety of hairstyles over the years

In no particular order, here are a few.

(Scroll to the bottom to see why I’m writing about this.)

Continue Reading…

First and Last Birthdays

October 6, 2014 — 32 Comments

Yesterday in our morning service, I got a wonderful surprise.  A few people in the church got together and decided that I needed to be at Noah’s first birthday party this weekend and so they bought me a plane ticket to Florida!      

I get to go see this fella!

Continue Reading…

I just realized I have Grandma Brain.

Grandma Brain means that one has gotten past a certain (unspecified) age, and once one gets past that certain (unspecified) age (whether you’re a grandma or not), some things that should be remembered just don’t get remembered.

As in the words of that old joke, “The memory is the second thing to go… and I don’t remember the first thing.”

So here’s what I’ve forgotten to remember.

Continue Reading…


September 29, 2014 — 16 Comments

Miscellaneous thoughts and photos to share today . . .

Here’s another thrift store outfit I wanted to show you.

Continue Reading…

Longing for Home

September 25, 2014 — 14 Comments

As we go through Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, I am continuing to feature posts written (and posted) back in Sarah’s cancer days.


Let me be honest.

This post–written during Sarah’s days on the transplant unit–contains some hard reading. Some really hard reading.

But I fee like if Sarah had to live it, then we can honor her by reading it. And not only honor her, but also the 35,000 children who are currently in treatment.

Continue Reading…

The 11-Month Old Soccer Star!

September 24, 2014 — 10 Comments

Just had to share this video with you of Nathan teaching Noah to play soccer. Noah has only been walking about 2 weeks so to turn him into a star soccer player already is an amazing accomplishment. But of course, he is an amazing child, right?

Continue Reading…

The Miata Mama

September 22, 2014 — 35 Comments

For the past forty years, one of Steve’s big Bucket List items has been to own a convertible. But of course, you know how it is. The time is never right, the money is never there, and the practical side of things never seems to mesh with what’s currently going on in life.

And so the Bucket List item languished for a very long time, right up until last week–when Steve, at long last, bought his convertible.

Continue Reading…