Category Archives: birthdays

Caldecott award winner and thoughts about wolves

I haven’t written on this blog for a month and as I encouraged my Elizabeth to continue writing, I thought I should practice what I preach. I’m fully aware that Elizabeth’s writing is far superior to my rambles, but thought … Continue reading

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Sam’s Baptism

introduction to Sam’s baptism Sam’s baptism After we got home from church, while Gabe and Todd loaded the car for their long trip back to Roseburg, I got to hold Sam. As I was holding Sam, Uncle Clay leaned in … Continue reading

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Baby Noah

“You formed my inmost being; you knit me in my mother’s womb.” Psalms 139:13 After nine months of hyper-emesis (extreme nausea), Irene gave birth to Noah Anthony. He has dark hair, where my girls and my other grandchildren were bald … Continue reading

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How do we celebrate?

  How do we celebrate memories? I’m going to celebrate by writing words. Last Thursday was the anniversary of Hilary’s escape from the medical induced coma to a birthday in the heavenly realm. Two wonderful ladies share this date with … Continue reading

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Count My Days Aright…Psalms 90

I’ve been pondering Psalms 90 since August. Two days before my cousins’ 70th birthday, I read: “Seventy is the sum of our years, or eighty, if we are strong;……Teach us to count our days aright, that we may gain wisdom … Continue reading

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Celebrations and Tragedies

The seventy-two returned with joy and said, “Lord, even the demons submit to us in your name.” (Luke 10:17)   Augustus celebrated his first year of life last Thursday. Since I’m retired, I got to come and watch him look at his … Continue reading

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Moses Cartoon

During Geneva’s birthday visit, we watched an animated movie about Moses. It is one of Geneva’s favorite cartoons, but I wondered about misconceptions.  As the video started, a disclaimer text was posted to proclaimed their creativity. As I started to … Continue reading

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