Monthly Archives: November 2014

Tell me the stories of Jesus

Categories: Family, Gospel

Not counting that mysterious page in Leviticus, by the end of this year we will have read all of the standard works twice together. It’s made for some great discussions and a lot of laughs too. Keep reading

I Knit

Categories: Quilting/Sewing/Knitting/Crafting

When Iddo says “I knit” it means she sees an elephant. When I say “I knit” it means I take two knitting needles (or four) and some yarn and make something. Keep reading

It was a good week for my news feed

Categories: Health, Learn Something, News

I learned several interesting things this week about gratitude, dinosaurs, and cancer as I skimmed through the headlines in my news feed and elsewhere. Keep reading

Count your many blessings

Categories: Happy Things

Today’s the day I’d planned on publicly expressing what I’m grateful for. Because I do have a lot to be grateful for. Oh so many things. But now that I’m full of good food and have spent the day with my family, it feels like any public list of my blessings would seem insincere. Keep reading

The 100 Most Influential People in Your Life

Categories: Life, Musings

There are so many people in my life who have had an influence, large and small, who probably do not know the difference they made in my life. It makes me hope that the influence I’m having on those around me is a positive one even if I wouldn’t make their list of the top 100 people. Keep reading

Favorite Things – The Thanksgiving meal edition

Categories: Food

When people ask us what our plans are for Thanksgiving I tell them we’re planning to eat a lot of food. There are three large kitchen items that I love because they make all that food prep so much easier. Keep reading

Familly is work. But it’s good work.

Categories: Family, Happy Things

“Love what you do and you’ll never work a day in your life.” Which is wrong. Love what you do and you’ll feel it’s worth it. Love what you do and you’ll keep pushing through the bad parts. Love what you do and you’ll make it work. But it’s going to be work. Keep reading