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Yearly Archives: 2011


It’s 1:31 am and I am still awake. I was up until 4:30 am last night. I need to go to bed. Instead I feel prompted to write for a minute. It’s harder to blog lately because Jacob has been using my laptop for school. His desktop up and quit and so we are computer…

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Christmas 2011

Hi Stranger! How are you? I miss you. It seems like forever since we’ve talked. How does that happen? How does time just continue to slip away until you look up and realize that a new year will be here in a few days? I looked at Miss B the other day and realized that…

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10 Days till Christmas Eve. In my world Christmas Eve is better than Christmas. The day is filled with memories and tradition. My children’s Christmas Eve looks much like mine did as a child. We start the eve of Christmas Eve preparing the house for the next few days. Organizing and cleaning is vital to…

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Having one car means that when the temperatures drop, I reluctantly leave the comfort of my warm, cozy bed to face a blast of frigid air, frozen truck, and icy roads as I drive the one mile (less?) to drop Jake at work. I’d prefer to stay sleepily tucked away, but love calls. I’d face…

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O’ Christmas Tree 2011

It’s Christmastime. Can’t you just feel it? I may be inconsistent in my blogging, but I always make time share our official welcome to Christmas. Putting up our Christmas tree is filled with tradition and memories. It’s one of my most treasured moments of the year. You can see my previous years’ posts here: 2008,…

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