Ongoing Dilemma

  I have this ongoing dilemma when it comes to blogging.  I want to be a good blogger, but my writing time is somewhat limited in this stage of life so what time I do have is spent on my weekly newspaper column.   I hate to blog without pictures, and my pictures haven’t been handy […]

The Simple Woman’s Daybook

FOR TODAY-April 30th, 2009Outside my window…my 14 year old son, Alex, hobbling through the rain as he gets off the bus.  He had his cast removed this morning, and his foot and leg are still a bit tender.  I am thinking…how many things I should be doing while the babies nap.  I am thankful for…my […]

It’s time to tell you about my mom

Some years ago, I was attending a meeting with several women when the conversation turned to mothers. It saddened me to hear many of them express anger and unforgiveness toward their moms for slights that, in the big scheme of things, truly were slight. Some had completely cut off contact, not even allowing them to […]


Recently while at Sam’s Club, I found a Serenity Journal.  It is a beautiful book and I couldn’t resist picking one up.  They had a number of different topics, but something about the serenity one really appealed to me.  Serene moments are somewhat elusive at this stage of life, but I take a minute or two […]

Cold weather and warm babies

The snow has melted and we had a glorious two days of forty degree temps!  Now it has dropped again and is very windy.  Nathan is leaving for Nicaragua on Sunday and I am extremely jealous of the fact that he will be in tropical weather!  Not to mention that he will be staying in […]

List of things I haven’t done

Got this from my friend Bonita’s blog  Streams of Living Water.  Unfortunately, I haven’t done many of these, but maybe someday! Just copy the list into your blog and highlight the things you’ve actually done. How much easier can it get? 1. Started your own blog 2. Slept under the stars 3. Played in a […]

Funny Comic

One of the funniest comics I’ve seen in a while!

Taste of Boone County

  Saturday night Nathan and I attended the inaugural Taste of Boone County.  It was held in Anson, a trendy new town that is being built between Lebanon and Indianapolis.  The weather was absolutely perfect, the tent was lovely, the jazz music was perfect, and the food was DELICIOUS!!  There were 18 vendors listed on the […]

Win a book!

Check out Jenn Doucette’s blog and enter to win a new book by Sheri Sand.  Jenn is a great author in her own right, and I highly recommend her books! Jenn’s Books  She is very real and down to earth, and I think you will enjoy her perspective on motherhood.  There aren’t many books that make […]