Monthly Archives: June 2009

Angela’s Shower

I’m so behind on posting, but I wanted to share a few pictures from Angela’s Shower that we were able to go to in The Cities on June 20th. It was held at Bethany by a few of her friends, and it was so special. It is such a joy that Jamie and Angela are […]

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Busy Nothings…

“Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.”  – Jane Austen It is a humid and sticky evening tonight as I sit down at my computer to write. The windows are open and I hear the voices and laughter of happy children swimming down at the beach. Summer is upon us and it gets […]

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5 years

“There is nothing half so sweet in life as love’s young dream.” – Thomas Moore {all photography by the amazing Mark Nye}

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The Discipline of Stillness

“For God alone my soul waits in silence; from Him comes my salvation.” – Psalm 62:1 “Many of us suffer from the delusion that activity, accomplishments, size, and hubbub endear us to God and confirm His blessing. Although it runs against the grain of our surrounding culture, we must learn to practice the art of […]

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Summer Grillin’

Along with the warm, summer evenings comes the wonderful aroma of smoky barbecues wafting through the neighborhood. Mark and I are not expert grillers by any means, but we are learning… and are so enjoying the process (as we must taste-test all of our experiments).  I am trying to cut back on the amount of carbs that […]

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Scenes of Summertime

“In summer, the song sings itself.” – William Carlos Williams

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I love weekends!

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Lilac Blossoms…

“Just now the lilac is in bloom, all before my little room.”  – Rupert Brooke Oh, I wish you could smell them! They are simply heavenly. We have a long lilac hedge separating our backyard from the alleyway… I wish I could take credit, but these bushes have been around for over 50 years. They […]

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A Day in the City

We made a quick trip down to The Cities yesterday to help Jamie and Angela with some wedding preparations. Then we enjoyed some time walking around St. Paul in the afternoon… it was a gorgeous day (such a blessing since it rained all day back home). 

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