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Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 23 and 24

It's been a couple long days and I have not been able to get to my computer to recognize my grateful things. I decided that it would be a good thing to thank the people who have changed me for good in many positive ways. First, I am thankful for my husband.  He was gone… Continue reading Developing an Attitude of Gratitude – Day 23 and 24

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

Opps… I Let My Week Get Away

So, this won't be a typical post for me.  Friday was a busy day on the road, so I didn't actually post on Family Friday.  Besides, I couldn't wait an additional week to report on the most exciting thing of the week.  So her it goes... Lilli used her last Saturday of Thanksgiving week to… Continue reading Opps… I Let My Week Get Away

Family Friday

Thanksgiving Week in the Books

This week has been a week of rest and relaxation... somewhat by force.  On Saturday John raked the leaves in the yard.  The pile was HUGE.  Then he and Kimber played with the kids in the leaves.  It was super cute. I took Lilli to see an interesting performance at Willamette University called Future Voices. … Continue reading Thanksgiving Week in the Books

Family Friday

Half Way Through November

Trying out an IMAX theater in Washington to see Bohemian Rhapsody This past week has been packed full of adventures.  First, John and I took some time for some much needed rest and relaxation.  Our tradition for this time of year is to spend the weekend at the coast.  John decided to mix it up… Continue reading Half Way Through November

Scripture Sunday

Parental Love

I've been pondering the concept of parental love of a "goodly" parent for the last couple of months. I am learning more and more from day to day that the love of a parent for a child is the most profound because it lasts more than a life time. It lasts for an eternity. It… Continue reading Parental Love

Family Friday

Starting into November

The first week of November flew by.  Early in the week Lilli and her theatre friends went out to Pentacle Theatre to see the student performance of Lilli Shop of Horrors, starring our friend, and teacher, Jeff Witt.  She said it was okay... even if some scenes made her a little uncomfortable. We also held… Continue reading Starting into November

Family Friday

Hard to Believe October is Nearly Over

Wow!  What busy, fun, and stressful week! We will start with class.  I love helping with the classes at school in World Theatre class we started the unit on telling stories through dances from around the world.  It will take the next few weeks.  We are learning Polynesian dances currently.  You can read more about… Continue reading Hard to Believe October is Nearly Over

Family Friday

Survived the Third Week of October

It's been a good week.  The week started with a work day... and night.  We started the process of painting rocks... lots and lots of rocks.  We also painted the trim.  Joy and Julie finished the backdrop and moved on to helping get the rocks done.  Jeff and I added finishing touches, like flowers, wall… Continue reading Survived the Third Week of October