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Heart Strings

Today is the first day of Emma’s violin lessons! Ever since she saw Lettice Rowbothham audition for Britain’s Got Talent, she’s been obsessed with learning how to play the violin. I think it’s amazing when an artist can cross a generational line and bring new interest […]

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A Little Fall Lovin’

My favorite time of year is Fall. I love the feel in the air and that subtle melancholy that seeps into my soul. My family laughs at me because when we are out shopping, smelling candles and looking at holiday decor, I cry. It’s silly, […]

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Throwback Thursday- New hope

This week Steve, Emma, and I were at Costco, and we saw one of my girlfriends from when I was a police dispatcher. It was so great talking to her and I remembered why I always liked her so much. She told us her husband is […]

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Making a New List

It’s no secret I love blogs. Over the last five years I’ve followed many of them. I like the way they connect me to the “real” world. I also like the way our media can’t change what people are really saying, and what’s really happening […]

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A Time to Remember

I went out for my first 30 min run today, and I made it! It was so awesome. It is Steve’s and my 14th wedding anniversary today and he is home from work. Since he was home, he stayed here with Emma and I got […]

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Running! 13

This is it folks! We are in our last week of training and in our first week of running for thirty minutes a day for as long as we want to!! Can you believe it? This week I broke the rules and ran 15 min, […]

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Late Sunday Night Inspiration!

Ok! Let’s get to this! It’s late Sunday evening and I’m here looking through my favorite pins from my Pinterest board, “Artistic Inspiration.” Here are a few of my favorites! Each of these images inspires me to paint, color, create and to take pictures! It’s […]

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In the Waiting Part

I‘m sitting here today with Emma and we are working on all of our subjects in home school. I’m fighting the urge to really allow myself to feel discouraged. I just want to cut loose and wallow in fear and negativity. Seriously, don’t you love […]

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