I remember it like it was yesterday. I had this sweet, little, blonde-haired, blue-eyed treasure. I had just put her down to bed and I promptly called my mom.
Well, that’s an interesting thought, right? Meet You at the Barre? Well many of you have heard of the one kind, but how many have heard of the other one? The barre. Read More
Well, that was completely fun! This year, Abbey and I decided last minute to take a trip for Spring Break to St. Thomas. We only had about 3 weeks to plan it, so off we went. Read More
April 26, 2017
So my next faith blog post is not scheduled to go up until early May. But, God has spoken straight to my heart and I just needed to share it with you today. Read More
Back in the good, old days, okay, even just 20 years ago, kids went outside during recess and in the neighborhood to play games like Tag, Freeze Tag, Red Light, Green Light and more. Kids, especially girls, would spend countless minutes swinging or jumping rope. Even jumping rope on one foot. These games were a great break from school and were a great way to gather up neighborhood friends and just play. Very little equipment needed, just your body and mind.
She turned 74 on April 2. I can actually remember when she turned 40. She has always been beautiful and age is not a thief of that to her. She is the nicest person I have ever known and I know many, many people would agree.
To me, she is Mom. To many she is Mom, Grandma, Aunt Rikki, friend.
Now I lay me down to sleep.
I pray the Lord my soul to keep.
Watch me safely through the night.
And wake me with the morning light.
I remember those words so clearly. It was the nighttime prayer that we said with our girls for many, many years. Of course our girls, to this very day, could probably tell you verbatim what they spoke next– “I’m special. I’m a Winner. Jesus loves me.”
Oh he does, he does.
Well, I did it! After a 3 month hiatus because of holidays, travel, and just cold weather, I completed my 3 mile run yesterday and in the time that I was hoping for. Not fast by any means, but at least steady.
And there it was. I was driving out of the neighborhood, headed to the grocery store, when I spotted it. It was a familiar darkish-orange and yellow. It was shaped like a little car. It was a Cozy Coupe! It was sitting in the front yard of a neighbor and, to top it off, the car was smiling at me. I immediately had to take a picture. It brought back a flood of memories.