Monthly Archives: January 2009

I don’t want to do this…

This last week marked the start of my sweetie’s last semester here at seminary. We may stay through a summer session or two, but we are in the home stretch. And I want to give up. Quit. Leave right now. … Continue reading

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Her Happy Place…

For Christmas this year, my sweetie and I decided to use some Christmas money we received to enroll the kids in classes at our local YMCA. Gymnastics for Jonah and ballet for Abby. Jonah has been in gymnastics before, so … Continue reading

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I try to wake up before my children in the mornings so that I can have a little bit of quiet, alone time to spend praying and reading my bible and/or some other book. Sometimes I wake up early enough, … Continue reading

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A First For Me…

My sweetie and I went on a date tonight. And for fun we decided to try a new restaurant we have driven by a few times…Blue Fin, Japanese cuisine. It was excellent, by the way. The place was crowded when … Continue reading

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Dots Creep Me Out…

Very few people know this about me, but it’s true. I can’t stand dots. But not all dots. Some dots are okay. But I can’t tell you which ones. I just know when I look at them. It’s a feeling. … Continue reading

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Sarah’s Bean Soup

1 bag 15-bean soup mix (dry beans, with ham seasoning packet) 1 lg bag fresh spinach 1 meaty ham hock (or just ham) 1 pkg sweet italian sausages, browned 1 carton chicken broth 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 TBS Cider … Continue reading

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