Thankful Tuesday: Olympics, Karolyi, Family Dinner

Yesterday morning my husband let me sleep while he got up with the kids (for the second day in a row!). So, at seven, Chris woke me with coffee in his hand. I sat in my bed and read this: “Be joyful in the Lord, all you lands; serve the Lord with gladness and come [Read More...]

Thankful Tuesday, from a soup kitchen

I’m writing from a soup kitchen in the French Quarter in New Orleans. Here there are big rooms packed with rickety bunk beds (some of them piled three high!) on the second and third floors. The soup kitchen is on the first floor. There are around 150 high school students staying here with me and [Read More...]

Thankful Tuesday: Cousins Camp ’12

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It is late on Monday night and tomorrow we will be driving away from Cousin Camp 2012, which has been a great success, despite my swimsuit bottoms being flushed down the toilet. (What? you say. Exactly.) Tomorrow we head back to my parents’ for awhile and Chris is already back in working-land. I don’t have [Read More...]

Thankful Tuesday: Birthdays, Bookshelves, Old/New friends, Green Drink, and on and on…

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  You know that problem you have when you show up at a new friend’s house and you head straight to their bookshelf, because you can’t help it even though you know it’s nosy and possibly judgmental of you, but you still need to look and look and look because you want to know if [Read More...]

Thankful Tuesday: East Coast Trip Recap

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We’re home! It was a sweet trip. And it was long (two weeks!). We left my mother-in-law’s house yesterday morning at 5:30 and showed up at our house in Austin by 1:30 in the (Very Hot) afternoon. Here’s what I’m thankful for: My boy turned four years old on Sunday. He woke up certain he [Read More...]

Thankful Tuesday: 8 Years

Christopher, when we were first dating, riding in cars together, my fingers running through the back of your hair (What was I thinking? I barely knew you!), you amazed me. You were the quirkiest boy I’d ever met . You said things like, “Let’s just be cozy and watch a movie.” Cozy? What 23 year [Read More...]


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