Renewing Mercies…A Little Each Day

Starting over from scratch…sorta

Happy 2016 Friends & Family!


What an unexpected year we’ve had! Life just keeps bringing the unexpected and blessed moments amongst the hard and confusing ones.  How else could we balance life on earth with total reliance on God for every good and perfect thing? Read the rest of this entry »

Water Park – 2014


What I could talk about is how many super fun and kid friendly water parks and play areas are in Colorado Springs, but I won’t…because we keep having one in my house! Read the rest of this entry »

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And The Beat Goes On


5/3/13 …We’re nearing the home stretch folks.  The basement is 99.5% completed and the kitchen is 65% completed.  And they look AWESOME…so freakin’ awesome I can’t stand it.  I just want to stand around and look at the prettiness amidst the unfinishedness and dream of how pretty it really is, and forget how expensive it is becoming.

We’ve finally moved most of everything back into the basement. Read the rest of this entry »

The Drama for This Mama


And now the continuing story of a quack who’s gone to the dogs… Read the rest of this entry »

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The Water Feature


What a long, long, long ass couple of weeks it’s been.  February 24th was our 6th anniversary.  We went out to dinner AND a movie on Saturday night, pawned our children off on their godparents for 24 hours and had planned to go to Denver on Sunday and do lunch and the Science and Nature museum.  Snow put a hold on that idea, but we still hung out together, did lunch in town, and as is normal for American couples…spent some time at Home Depot. Read the rest of this entry »

Vacation – All I Ever Wanted


I’ve been wanting to put thought to blog for a couple weeks…but it just seemed so inappropriate to whine about the insignificant annoyances here, while back home on the East Coast there were those without power, trapped by falling trees and swooshing waters and NICU babies and other fragile human beings needing to be carried down flights of stairs in hospitals without electricity to power their little giraffes (that’s the name of the incubator Ava was in as a newborn…for a little 411). Read the rest of this entry »

On My Way…Home Sweet Home


Today marks one month since our closing…obviously I’ve had little or no time to blog.  Excuse me, I have had time, but not the brain power to complete a thought, nevermind a blog-worthy ramble.  So, let me fill in the blanks. Read the rest of this entry »