Birthday Owls

  (Because of the amount of steps it took to get from start to finish, I am breaking a big post in to three normal ones) Recently I was asked to help a friend decorate a cake for her little girl’s first birthday.  It was an owl themed party and she had a picture she […] Read more…

From Christ There’s Christmas

This is an entry from two weeks before Christmas that I posted on a different blog Returning from Ethan’s 6 month checkup. As I drop off Ryan at work at the Labor and Industry building I see obvious signs of a funeral across the street a hearse (and I hope I’m wrong but I thought I […] Read more…

Weakness, Trust, and the Power of Community

We all know it. That deep breath in, and the sigh that follows that slumps you shoulders down reflecting the condition of your spirit. It’s the sign of a defeated person.  We’ve all been there.  For some it’s like circling around and around a parking lot, hoping to find a parking spot of relief.  We’ve been there […] Read more…

Surgery and the Kind Words of Friends

Taylor had surgery two weeks ago to remove his tonsils and adenoids as well as drain his ears and place ear tubes. The surgery went well. There was little blood loss and Taylor experienced no nausea that we could see. He just had a lot of pain. I know it is a common surgery for […] Read more…

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