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It's been a busy, yet successful week. Lilli and I may have finished the play and the wild schedule that comes with rehearsing and performing in a production, but I started into concert and event mode. I had 8th grade forecasting meetings, a district choir concert, Academic All Stars, and the Democratic Party of Oregon… Continue reading Family Report

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Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 111, Day 112 and Day 113

More late nights with work and parenting. I am grateful I got some time seeing a play with Lilli and her friends. It's good to support other artists. Plus, it helps develop a greater appreciation for my own artistic experiences. But mostly, I am grateful that she thinks I'm cool enough to hang out with… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 111, Day 112 and Day 113

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Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 109 and Day 110

I missed last night because I got home late after a concert at school and waiting at school for a student's parent to get there to pick them up. I just plain old ran out of time. I am grateful for music. It speaks to my soul. I am grateful for the Chinese ladies who… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 109 and Day 110

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Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 107 and Day 108

Today I am grateful for some giggles with Lilli over sugar free frozen yogurt. Today I am grateful for a few hours of sunshine that we were able to sit and chat in. Today I am grateful that we were able to catch a movie on a whim. I am grateful that I had help… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 107 and Day 108

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Wrapping up the Week by Wrapping up the Play

Well... this week we wrapped up the production of Fiddler on the Roof. Lilli was a trouper. Not only did she perform on stage, she helped me with multiple old age makeup recipients while I got 12-15 young men into fake beards. I am grateful she is a willing helper. AND that she is skilled… Continue reading Wrapping up the Week by Wrapping up the Play

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Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 106

Today I am grateful for rest. I am grateful for chance to study scriptures at my leisure. I am grateful for veggies and that my kind husband made me some yummy butternut squash soup. I am grateful for a sunny day and a chance to sit in my hot tub and listen to my wind… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 106

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Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 101 and Day 102

It's been a couple of good days. I am grateful that I have had the opportunity to study the scriptures. I am grateful for a home cooked meal of lentils and veggies. I am grateful for a quiet, stress free evening. I am grateful for a few sunny days.

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Marching into March

Well... we got our Snow Day... two of them. It wasn't very much snow, but it was icy and by the time the roads would have cleared, it wouldn't have been worth having school. Thus, we didn't have school on Monday and we didn't have school on Wednesday. I relish a good snow day because… Continue reading Marching into March

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Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 100 and Day 101

Wow! Two very long days. I am grateful for my first born. With her help I grew up. She is beautiful, sensitive, creative, passionate, a great mom, and a great cheer leader for her siblings. She came into life 5 weeks early. She is a fighter. I am grateful she is my daughter. I am… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 100 and Day 101