Tagged: Family

  • Finishing Is Hard

    It’s finished. Well…for the most part. Nine weeks and two days after the pipes burst (that’s 65 days folks – not that I’ve been counting or anything), the construction has been completed.  I’m ecstatic. I’m also exhausted, and a bit apprehensive, because there is still so much to do. Oh, the construction is finished. The [ read more ]

  • Every Good and Every Perfect Gift

    I saw it in his eyes. The flash of confusion followed hard by disappointment. His five-year-old heart sank as he examined the new Lego Fire Truck complete with firemen, hoses, and a house with the roof ablaze. He looked at me and my heart melted when he said, so low I could barely hear him, [ read more ]

  • Messed up, Broken, Crazy, Family

    I love this time year. LOVE.IT. As a kid, it was all about the presents. OK. It still is, a little. But as an adult, I’ve come to appreciate the weeks leading up to Christmas. The time that is commonly referred to as Advent. Last year, I made Jesse Tree ornaments and placed them on a [ read more ]