Finding a New Normal
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Finding a New Normal

Hi friends! It’s been a while since I’ve posted on the blog. I rarely ever comment on current world events. I don’t want my words to be trite or cliche. I want the words I share with you to be meaningful. I don’t want to add to the noise. I also don’t want to pretend like…

Horses and a Week in Gatlinburg, Tennesse

Horses and a Week in Gatlinburg, Tennesse

The last couple weeks have been kind of out of our ordinary schedule. First of all, we made the trip back to Blacksburg, Virgina {about a four hour drive from our house} to see the horse, Theo, that Laura was considering. This is the horse we went to see the Monday after Thanksgiving and she…

Nutcracker on Ice, Puppies, Horses, and a Broken Arm

Nutcracker on Ice, Puppies, Horses, and a Broken Arm

If you wondered why I pretty much disappeared from the face of the earth a few weeks ago, well, I’m back. The last few weeks have been just absolutely crazy. So much has happened! Of course, we’ve had weeks and weeks of Nutcracker practice {since the end of September} and I’ll be honest, this is…

Laura’s Garden 2011
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Laura’s Garden 2011

My daughter, Laura – age 8, surprised me by planting her own garden and working the soil, right in the middle of our front yard in an old stump we had been filling in with dirt. I didn’t even know she had planted the garden until she came running in one day after campmeeting and…