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  • The Dog Days

    By on August 11, 2017

    Well, it’s that time again. Time for me to start cursing the week long stretches of 100 degree weather and start longingly looking at the autumn decorations that have taken up residence in my local Target. They are really just taunting me because I know full well that the…

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  • Ransom gets baptized

    By on June 15, 2017

    I was preparing for church the other night and Ransom came up to me and said that he was starting to feel bad about not being baptized. I asked him why and he said that every time he saw a baptism it made him feel worse that he himself…

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  • The parting song of Edythe Calhoun

    By on January 17, 2017

    Brett’s grandmother passed away two weekends ago. When I tell people this, I try to quickly rush forward with the information that she was 103. I want people to know that we are celebrating her ( long!) life, and not mourning her passing. She is with Jesus and I…

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  • I’ve got good news and bad news ( and more bad news).

    By on November 21, 2016

    Last month I took a break from Facebook. Social media had reached this point where I wanted to give everyone a stern talking to, send them to their room and then, in some cases, there was a need for at least one or two spankings.  But since I (…

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  • the twilight zone of Justice Tirian

    By on September 28, 2016

    This is a picture above of Justice just moments after loosing his lunch all over his bib and side……crazy, right?!

    Justice turned 11 months yesterday. And when I was thinking over the month-what he’d learned, what his milestones were- it was all heavily overshadowed by one all consuming fact. Justice…

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  • Daughter Date

    By on July 29, 2016

    At the beginning of the summer I had a Mommy/Daughter date planned for Tabitha and I, but due to the craziness of life and Brett being out of town I had to cancel it last minute.

    Thankfully this past week I received a text from my sweet friend Katie inviting…

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  • A Matter of survival

    By on April 22, 2016

    Friends, I must come before you with hat in hand and tell you that I was wrong. I was way way wrong. Not too long ago, I said that having three kids wasn’t thatbad! ( I still stand by that, it’s totally worth it) and that there were only three things that…

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