Monthly Archives: November 2009

You’re Right, Life is Totally Not Fair.

Poor Kid 1. Let me back up. Kid 1 is not a whiner. She is not a complainer. She understands things, she does. But she’s still sad about not having a cell phone. She doesn’t mention it above a couple times a month, so it’s not even obnoxious. More like “Hey, if I get a […]

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Un-Apology

My Christmas Tree has been up for 2 weeks. Eleven or twelve years ago we bought a really pretty artificial tree. Yes, that can happen. We have certainly gotten our money’s worth from it, but I worry just a little that ten more years will mean all the poly-plastic needles have gone the way of […]

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Happy Birthday, Husband!

Today is Husband’s birthday. Husband, the loving, the talented, the hard-working, the early-rising, the studious, the gentle, the appreciative, the concerned, the love of my heart. Want to know what? I love birthdays. And want to know what else? I love presents. Mine, or anybody else’s. Buying gifts, planning gifts, making gifts, wrapping gifts… it […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Honestly, today it’s all about the white flour. I’m off to the kitchen to make Many Fine Rolls. Enjoy your day, won’t you?

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Still Feeling Thankful

So today, I’m feeling really grateful for forgiveness. In the big ways, and also in the small ways. I’m thankful for God’s way of accepting my too-small offerings. His mercy. His generosity. His continuousness. And I’m grateful for others who forgive my constant, stupid, small and huge offenses. For instance, my adorable friend had a […]

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Funny Thing

My friend Cindy just sent me this. If you’re a New Moon fan (or if you’re not, but know the story) this is a good way to spend five minutes laughing.

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More Thanks

I’m grateful for my talents. I’m not talking about writing, don’t worry. I’m talking about home talents that make my life easier. I’m grateful to know how to budget. If this were a superpower, I’d be Wonder Woman, stretching dollars all over the town. The most amazing facet of my superpower is determining the difference […]

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It’s Gratitude Week

Happy Thanksgiving Week! Here at my blog, we’ll be jumping on the Grateful train* and talking about all manner of things to feel grateful about. And what am I thankful for? Today, and increasingly over the years, I am grateful for my family. I have a really, really good Husband. He’s a kind, hard-working, funny, […]

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