Thankful Tuesday on the Thankfulest Week of Year!

Because if you can’t get all thankful on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, when can you really get thankful?   A Few Thankful Lists:   What August was thankful for on his school Thankful poem: Food Water What Micha, August, and Brooksie were thankful for on our thankful tree (Chris did not participate!): August: Ice Cream [Read More…]

Thankful Tuesday Halloween Style

It’s Halloween around these parts. The pumpkins we carved the weekend before last were so moldy that I was afraid to breathe in the same vicinity as their air.  And every part of our lives has had some kind of Harvest Festivity. This past weekend we “ween”ed and carnivaled and festivaled and are getting all [Read More…]

Thankful Tuesday: Hay and Apples

We had yesterday off from school. So what better way to spend a beautiful October Northern California day than to scoot ourselves out of the urban jungle and downstate to where the fruit grows on trees! (On trees, I promise!) And pumpkins emerge from soil, not just asphalt parking lots.  We ate apples straight from [Read More…]

Thankful (Late) Tuesday (Evening)

Yes, it’s late Tuesday night and it’s barely Thankful Tuesday anymore. But. It’s been one of those weeks, you guys. I needed to force myself into thankfulness. And, really, that’s what Thankful Tuesday is for, right? Here we go: For blue skies For the new associate pastor at my church, Julie, who just moved here [Read More…]

Thankful Tuesday: One year ago this week…

Thankful Tuesday! Where you been all my life? I’m thankful for… Brooksie’s gymnastics class and how he loves nothing more than hanging and spinning around on that rope swing. For little boys who can’t get enough of the swaddling game. It’s weird. (And kind of creepy.) I know. That Brooksie has started calling everyone “Sweet [Read More…]

Thankful Tuesday: Tomatoes, Friends, Kite-Flying Wind

It’s been a loooooong time since Thankful Tuesday peeked his little head out of hibernation. Consider this to be a groundhog day of sorts. Mr. Groundhog is coming out and looking for his shadow. And then going back into the warm den. I can’t guarantee how long it’ll be before I’m back and yapping away [Read More…]