Category Archives: MY PEOPLE

Army men and pajamas

It can be so easy for me to take for granted the sweet, simple moments of daily living.  Just trying to keep up withView full post »

Independence

Happy birthday, America.  So thankful for the land of the free, and the home of the brave.  And for all of the peopleView full post »

My preteen

This girl.  She’s the one who first made my dream of being a mama come true.  She came into the world with ease,View full post »

Weekends are for airshows and friends

The weekend was filled with beach time, pool swimming, sunbathing, book reading, delicious food eating, game playing,View full post »

Gone fishin again

This was the third year (here’s 2015 and 2016) the older boys have gone fishing with the Brotherhood of theView full post »

Life moves pretty fast

Within a span of less than two weeks, this precious girl celebrates two big days.  Her seventh birthday and her sixView full post »

It’s Children’s Day!

Értóng Jié Kuàilè! Happy Children’s Day! On June 1, the Chinese celebrate Children’s Day. Internationally,View full post »

Front Porch Sittin’

We had the family over for a Mother’s Day celebration and it was such a nice evening.  Lots of chatting andView full post »

Signs of spring

Signs of spring abound.  There are little green shoots sprouting up from the ground all over our property, thanks toView full post »

His newest big thing

He’s been working so hard on his preschool skills these last few months.  When we go downstairs to the schoolView full post »

Her new smile

Today was a big day for my sweet girl!  She’ll have her hardware for about 2 years while her new smile slowlyView full post »

In my heart forever

I’m home.  And I’ve been awake since 3am thanks to jet lag.  I gave up trying to fall back to sleep atView full post »

A bittersweet dichotomy

Christmas Eve marked the two year anniversary of my Daddy’s passing.  Two years seems like a long time, butView full post »

A sweet surprise

I went through some of my picture files (the year 2012 actually) this morning to make space for my China trip. View full post »

Game night

After the littles were put to bed and we binge watched several episodes of Once Upon A Time, we pulled out the monopolyView full post »