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Taking Stock

Every time I have written in this space of late, I have had to apologize for my long absence. I would like to get over that by writing more frequently. Does it matter to the world if I write? Probably not. But it matters to me. It matters, because I have four pairs of eyes that watch me every single […]

Dog Days of Summer

Dog Days plural noun 1. the sultry part of the summer, supposed to occur during the period that Sirius, the Dog Star, rises at the same time as the sun: now often reckoned from July 3 to August 11. 2. a period marked by lethargy, inactivity, or indolence. (definition from This summer, our family added a new meaning to the phrase “the […]


My words have been stifled lately. It seems to be a recurring theme in my life, one that I can’t seem to break free from. Writing in this place used to be effortless. It was a part of the natural rhythms of my life and I loved it. But life has grown complicated. My kids are getting older. Our church […]

Top Ten Random Happenings

Have you been reading this blog long enough to remember Top Ten Tuesday posts? I used to love writing those, but life has changed a bit since then and my writing has become more and more sporadic. But I’m feeling the urge to write one, so here it is- The Top Ten Random Happenings in my life right now. 1. […]

The Daye by Daye Random Happenings

If you follow this blog on a regular basis, you know that my posts have been sporadic. It’s not that I’m not writing- I am!- but I am learning to embrace a different pace. It has been good, but I find that there are times when I just need to write here. So today, you get the random version of […]