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Moving Out

Life crawled to a standstill in anticipation of our move from the desert. That’s one reason I haven’t posted in a while. Then life sped up to a crazy fast pace as we packed up and moved to the Pacific Northwest. That’s another reason I haven’t posted in a while. We counted down the days,… Read More Moving Out

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Of Valentine Ninjas and Mountain Men

I think I’ve created a new holiday character. Introducing—-the Valentine Ninja! Here’s the story… Back in my Utah days, my roomie Tara and I hosted a Valentine sleepover for the teen and tween girls at the school where we were teaching. That night Tara introduced us all to a “heart attack” as we forked the teen… Read More Of Valentine Ninjas and Mountain Men

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Thoughtfulness

The other day I received a package from my cousin, Laura. It was one of the most thoughtful gifts I’ve ever been given. Laura and I were pregnant at the same time and would text back and forth—commiserating over pregnancy woes and cheering each other on. I’m thankful for a cousin who prays for me. Laura’s… Read More Thoughtfulness