and that my international friends are having a fantastic week!
Happy weekend! I’m soooooo glad it’s finally arrived — even if we do lose an hour Saturday night. To see another pink sunset, go HERE. Here at My Place, it’s been one of those weeks. I got up Tuesday morning finally ready to spend a day … one day … tackling some put-off-far-too-long projects. Nothing […]
1. Work on writing project – making good progress 2. Tablescape – pics and post DONE 3. “If It’s Paper” theme: choose items, take pics (started) 4. Pay bills 5. Send cards/notes to several people 6. Catch up laundry after having company – making progress 7. Work on Valentine Dinner plans for Samaritan House This […]
Words… Those multi-faceted expressions we use to communicate. We choose them carefully spew them carelessly use them to build up—and tear down absorb the ones that hurt us—and replay them in our minds over…and over…and over tend to forget their power Words leave lasting impressions. Remember the last time someone said something that hurt […]
Happy weekend, friends! Several of you have blessed me so much by contacting me this weekend about the Valentine Project for the girls of Hope Unlimited for Children. (If you don’t know what that is, it’s not too late! Just click the link above to read about it on Renaissance Man’s blog.) You’ve been working […]
It was an unexpected surprise. An unexpected blessing. I opened the mailbox to see a large brown paper envelope with a Colorado return address. Inside was love. A young teacher friend had shared the story of our girls in Brazil with her 5th grade class. The students were fascinated that children their […]
Everywhere I turn these days, I see hearts. You, too? Especially here in Blogland, where soft, sweet, girly creativity abounds, the message is loud and clear: Blogland ♥ Valentine’s Day! Once again this year, I’ll be sending Valentines to the girls of Hope Unlimited for Children, and I’d like to invite you Valentine‘s Day-loving […]
If you visit here often, you may remember that my word for 2013 is shelter. Simply hearing the word brings to mind thoughts of safety … stability … home. I suppose it’s because I’m one of the fortunate ones. Many (most?) of you are, too. While I’ve had my share of challenges in life … […]