These feet

So, these little feet that used to “pitter-patter” across the floor aren’t so little anymore. They are going places and on their own path, and every once in a while, they make it back home.  Their paths are so different, their walks are unique.  Their gaits are all their own.  Some run quite a bit.  Some mosey.  Some walk with purpose and determination.  Some are often barefoot.  Some wear boots on a daily basis. Some wear orange and bright blueRead more

Thankful Thursday

On this Thankful Thursday, my heart is so full.  We’ve had a full day…a last hurrah of sorts before the exodus of my children begins… Up early, turkey in the oven because even with this full day of family time white water rafting and kayaking and traveling, we have a surprise Christmas dinner (slash birthday dinner, slash Easter dinner, slash every holiday that my son will be missing in the next year as he is overseas and we are here…)Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge ~ “Half and Half”

Well, I cropped half of this photo because yours truly is so not photogenic at times and my girl Hope is.  But when I looked at the picture, I just smiled, cause, even though I’m not in the photo, I am. See that hand right there that’s on my girl’s shoulder?  Well, whether I’m in the photo or not, I’m there.  She knows it.   You see, my babies are all leaving the nest.  Three will be leaving in aboutRead more