Category Archives: Loved it.

2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 13,000 times in 2014. If it were a … Continue reading

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I Used to Be A Quitter

I officially finished my P90X3 challenge today! 90 days! Man, when I started on March with Accelerator and Warrior and those crazy workouts … I never thought I’d finish. I thought I’d give up. But I DIDN’T! Today I completed … Continue reading

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Conversations with a One Year Old

There’s just nothing like a conversation with a one year old. Nothing. I sat down in the rocker with Becca, age 20 months. Oo ha oo ha! You want to read the Curious George book? Yeah! (said in a voice … Continue reading

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Too Pretty to be a Pastor’s Wife?

“How you doing today?” As I filled my water bottle at a rest stop in southern Minnesota, I looked to my right to see two older men, sitting in an office. “I’m doing fine–how ’bout you?”  “Good, good. Going far?” “Madison … Continue reading

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How Spontaneity Helped Me Clean the Bathrooms

Tonight, from 5pm on, I cleaned two bathrooms, bathed two children, gave one haircut, made three dinners, cleaned one kitchen, baked one cake, dressed two children, painted 10 fingernails and 10 toenails, created two Easter baskets, did a 30 minute … Continue reading

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Thankful on Easter Eve

Tonight I am thankful. Thankful for a sunny Spring day, albeit a little windy and chilly. (Trying to focus on the positive) Thankful for frilly blue princess dresses that flutter in the wind and make strangers smile. Thankful for a … Continue reading

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When You Finally Get the “NO”

People always say “Oh, God’s never not answering you. His answer is just ‘not yet’.” People say “It’s in times of waiting, hoping, dreaming, wishing, begging for answers that we are shaped, molded, and challenged to trust.” People encourage “Just keep … Continue reading

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