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Do Overs

1st Try-2

We all have had them…

Yesterday I started a large plaque for my porch. I had grand ideas. Then I had more grand ideas. They didn’t go well together and the plaque didn’t turn out the same way it had in my mind.

After a good night’s rest and a day out in the beautiful weather, I thought of something.

I could have a “do-over”. Continue reading Do Overs

Coloring Books, Crayons and Jesus

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My life has really been dedicated to children. I had a baby sister that is ten years younger than me that I actually thought was my real life doll baby. I took her with me everywhere I went and loved taking care of her.

I also babysat in my teens, and knew when I was in eighth grade I wanted to be a teacher/missionary. Which is funny in retrospect because even though I never made it to Zimbabwe, I believe that I was a “missionary” of sorts, as are many teachers. Continue reading Coloring Books, Crayons and Jesus

Knowledge “Caught”

Knowledge Caught

Could I get a show of hands…who is tired of winter? Just what I figured, 99.9% of us. Those of you in that .1%…bless your heart.

I am amazed by the weather and all the variables that go into it. I blog about it a lot it seems. I guess I could have been a weather person, but I do not like math and science, so it probably wouldn’t have worked.

Our children have many likes and dislikes and interests. As parents, it is up to us to allow them to pursue those interests. We never know how those things might play out in their future. My youngest always liked numbers and loved sports and now he has a career that include both areas. My eldest was always the artist and again, he was fortunate to have a career in design. Continue reading Knowledge “Caught”