…up on a roof… (Not-so-Wordless Wednesday)

So I’m usually thankful when my kids are under one roof… but this time it was fun to be ‘up on a roof.’ It wasn’t with all of my kids, it was with just one. And it was definitely great to be able to spend time with Chase on his turf…even when part of the turf he enjoys most is …a roof. Can’t blame him. (Am thinking James Taylor and Carole King would agree for sure. Yep, the link toRead more

time well spent

So the cold snap has hit. Our weatherman said, “so the pattern is crazy cold for awhile.”  But it didn’t keep  Chase and I away from our walk at the river. Correction. It almost did. But we bundled up and braved the cold.  As we neared the river’s edge, it was cool to see how light danced and sparkled like stars on the water. The cold didn’t change that. The berries seemed even more red against the background of all ofRead more

day is done

Day is done. Love the calm that watching the sun go down brings…almost like there’s permission to stop, slow down, and rest. On a Friday night between the busy-ness of the past week, and the goings of of the weekend ahead, so thankful for the little bit of time right now to just be still. And I love that the verse that says “Be still and know that I am God” (Psalm 46:10), well, it tells us to ‘be still’ beforeRead more