Monthly Archives: February 2011


Which method of waking on a Saturday morning would I choose? Bright sunlight/blue skies through the skylight above my side of the bed? Or the ringing of my cell phone beside my bed, a call from John or Erin with … Continue reading

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Look who gets to wear her pink snow boots to work today! It’s enough to call off school (who doesn’t love a snow day?), but from this direction… …and this direction, we have blue skies. At 7:10 a.m.! I have … Continue reading

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My job comes with its perks. As if it weren’t enough to work with really cool people on a daily basis, now and then someone wants to say thanks in a tangible way. Today in the office kitchen, these were … Continue reading

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sunday afternoon

This morning I approached Brian and Carrie Carlson with a request to interview them for the “Look Who’s Here” column in our church newsletter. Just a few hours later my friend Lisa and I drove up Chehalem Mountain to the … Continue reading

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I have a “thing” about stickers, as in—I can’t stand them. Not the sticker-book variety. Those are fun. No, I mean labels and price stickers. I can’t explain it; I just can’t think of any good reason to leave the … Continue reading

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You remember the disaster in my home office? You were convinced it was a hopeless situation, weren’t you. Ta da! I found the floor! It might not be worthy of a spot in Better Homes & Gardens or Design*Sponge, but … Continue reading

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There’s a lot of love represented on the shelves of our cookin’ room. The shape of a heart plays an important role in our house. This one shelf alone displays quite a few, each with its own story. But the … Continue reading

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