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The Good News. The Bad News. The Great News.

I wonder if you notice when I don’t post regularly. Tap. Tap. Is this thing on? We have good news. Jacob qualified for Alaska’s Junior Olympics for swimming. He’ll be swimming in three events. 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, and 100 backstroke. Backstroke was Jake’s signature stroke when he was in highschool. The tradition continues. We’re…

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Happy to be here.

Miss B has added light and joy to our lives like we had never imagined. Each day she contributes smiles and laughter and we are blessed by her presence. Her daddy and her brothers are perfectly smitten. She has hold of their hearts as much and possibly {or impossibly?} more than mine. And evidently the…

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Official Business

The alarm buzzed at 6am this morning. Jake stumbled into the shower, but no one else was ready to get up. Sam complained that it was pitch black outside. Josh just rolled over. Jacob mumbled incoherently. Miss B snoozed in our bed and I begged for ten more minutes. A very typical morning… for a…

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To those that wait

The humidity of 5 recent showers should be swirling through the air. The scent of shower gel, shaving cream, shampoo and baby lotion heavily blended. The lights should be on amid the bustle of a morning with intent. Voices should be conversing over breakfast. I should have butterflies in my stomach… their anxious flutter in…

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I am continually surprised.

I remember being pregnant with Josh. Jacob was 4 years old and for years we thought he might be our only child. After the pain of losing Juanita, we lavished all our love and attention on our son. My anticipation grew the further my pregnancy progressed. Would I be able to love this child, this…

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