Family

Week 39

Here it is. The end, well, pert near the end, of my fourth pregnancy. Mercy, you’d think that little guy knew exactly where my bladder is because, well, do I really need to say it? All I’m saying is that this 36 year old is excited to meet this little one and excited to be done totin’ him around in…

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Family

The Bed

I do love a good bed. I mean, put me in the Hampton Inn and Suites any day and I’ll be a happy mama! But, what is it about our own bed? I think it’s more than just the bed. I’ve slept in better beds than mine, but I always love the feel of my own bed. Besides the obvious…

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Family, Friendship

The Front Porch

Just from the title of this post you already have a picture in mind of a front porch, right? Sure you do! They call to us on a warm spring day. We are drawn to front porches that cool us off when it’s an Oklahoma 103 degrees. It’s the same with my front porch. We love that porch in this…

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The Sink

I’m not sure how many times I’ve stood at my kitchen sink washing dishes and watching the girls jump on the trampoline. Who knows how many times I’ve heard, “Mom, look!” as I’m scrubbing a pan or rinsing a cup. I’ve stood at that sink and wondered if what I was feeding my children was best for them, as I…

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Family, Friendship

The Floor

The floor is not my favorite place to sit at 6 months pregnant, but let’s focus on the good times…not huge times. The floor is another place where life happens in my house. After the kitchen counter, the floor has been a place for many relationship building moments. Sure, when you’re down there you can see every dust bunny and…

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Family, Friendship

The Kitchen Counter

I have a favorite place in my house,the kitchen counter. Before you go thinking it’s because I like to cook, let me set the record straight. Cooking is just a means to an end. The counter is a means to relationship. I can’t tell you how many hours my husband and I have logged away sitting up on the counter,…

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That’s It

It’s the last day of 2009. Wow, what a great year. All my children were well and cared for through all the swine flu stuff. My hubs loves his job and I love what we do together at our church. Ministry is expanding. New baby on the way. Friendships tight and growing stronger. New insight and beliefs given to me…

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