#gratitude, gratitude

An Attitude of Gratitude Experiment 2.0 Day 7

Today was a fine day. Today I am grateful for a visit from Jacob. I sure love that kid. It was good to see him and to hear his stories and to see the joy he brings my girls. I love that he comes to see us because we are all like family. I love… Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude Experiment 2.0 Day 7

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The December Report

I guess it is time to play a little catching up. I had a busy month, complicated by a change in medication over the holiday season, and it has most definitely thrown me for a loop. I haven't been feeling well, haven't been sleeping well, and so the doctor decided to try something new. I… Continue reading The December Report

Theatre Thursday

Mixing the Magic of Christmas and Live Theatre – WOU It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

Yesterday I went to see a sweet production of "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play" at Western Oregon University. They open for a short run tonight. Their sweet show ends this weekend. There are few things that can touch the magic of Christmas with the magic of live theatre. To experience the magic… Continue reading Mixing the Magic of Christmas and Live Theatre – WOU It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

Family Friday

Ending a Whirlwind Year

We ended 2018 with a bang! Tons of work. Tons of performances. McKay and family moving to Salem. Christmas. John going back to Logan to work for a long 2 week assignment... and illness. We had several dance performance roll through the auditorium. Lillian's friend Ethan learned the light board for one performance because Lilli… Continue reading Ending a Whirlwind Year

#gratitude, bethelight, gratitude

Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 31

Today I had/received two gifts that were not about things... they were about giving and memories. Today I am thankful for Lilli and her friend Ethan that gave up sleeping in to help unload the truck at McKay's new house and who unpacked box after box at McKay's new house. It is not often that… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 31

Family Friday

Gah! The Week has Been TOO Long

It's beginning to look like the Christmas season... Well... concert season.  This has been my view every evening this week and it will extend into next week. The week started with the Talmage Middle School Choir concert.  The next day was the High School Choir concert.  They did a fun set in Spanish with a… Continue reading Gah! The Week has Been TOO Long

Family Friday

Snap! It’s December!

It hasn't been that long since I posted about the family.  It has been a crazy busy week, and it won't be the busiest week we have. Kimber, Ray and the kids were able to find time to take in the lights.  They went down to Corvallis to see the lights and to see the… Continue reading Snap! It’s December!

Family Friday

Wrapping up 2017 at the Boyacks

What a great week!  John returned from visiting his parents.  His mom gave him this beautiful tea cup owned by his Great Grandma Lillian Brockbank.  He had a good visit with his family.  The last lunch he ate with his dad was a memorable lunch.  As he was entering the lunch room, he witnessed a… Continue reading Wrapping up 2017 at the Boyacks

Family Friday

Running Through the Christmas Season

Snap! What a couple of crazy weeks we have had!  Busy! Busy! Busy! As soon as we got home from picking up Chad from the airport, it was time to set out the shoes for St. Nicolas Day.  St. Nick was good to all and brought a couple silly things and Harry Potter shirts and… Continue reading Running Through the Christmas Season


#bethelight – Day 33

Yesterday was about giving the gift of water.  Water to drink and Living water.  My husband and I made a donation to the Humanitarian Fund at church.  I wasn't sure where to take the case of water we bought, so today we are getting the family together to put together little bags with a couple… Continue reading #bethelight – Day 33