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Ice cream this Easter

Three years ago, Dad was still with us and despite not being able to eat easily and being low on energy, he still participated in lent.  He liked ice cream a lot.  And so even though his cancer already prevented him from enjoying so many things he loved like gardening…

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A Thing for Dandelions

Baby Benjamin (#3) is 7 months today.  Samuel (#2) was 7 months when Dad passed away which makes today bittersweet for me. This is one of those days where I really wish that Dad was here to watch my cheerful, wild, funny and cute kids grow up. This is one of those days I wish…

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Currently

I am copying my friends “currently” page because I love the idea. Here we go. Currently… The sweetest things are: Hearing my daughter sincerely apologize to me when she says mean things to me. Yes, only 3.  Sleeping in without having to attend to anyone. Being able to sleep through…

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My Running Mantras

One of my secret weapons for running long distances is that I pray and memorize scripture as I run. This past Sunday, I finished my 6th Parks Half Marathon and I found myself using scripture as a mantra to keep my cadence going.  Somehow it stills the time I run…