Thankful Tuesday: Tomatoes, Friends, Kite-Flying Wind

Yes, this is called the Pokey Park. How cute is that? And those are sticks and holes drilled into the tree trunk.

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...]

Thankful Tuesday: It’s almost Christmas!

A fuzzy little pic of the boys and me on the trolley. It was bedtime...

  Children singing “Away in a Manger” and sharing the stage with one of the best double bass players in San Francisco this past Sunday. I love my church. I’m thankful that we got to come back to a community here in SF that welcomes and loves us and confounds me with its teaching. I’m [Read More...]

Thanksgiving in their words…

"Country Home" by suziebeezie (Pinterest via Andrea Duffy)

This is a repost from last Thanksgiving. But how can I not post it again?   “It is impossible to give thanks and simultaneously feel fear.” -Ann Voskamp, One Thousand Gifts   “[The] dinner party is a true proclamation of the abundance of being–a rebuke to the thrifty little idolatries by which we lose sight [Read More...]

One Last Moving Day Post

sweethomesweet

We’re moving today. Are you so sick of me saying that? Me too. So, in honor of my mind and tasks being elsewhere, I’m giving you a hodgepodge of things I’m thinking about today:   The best things about eight weeks in two separate temporary homes: August finally getting to experience his dream come true: [Read More...]

Thankful Tuesday: Dumpling Kings, Trader Joes, Little Boy Bow Ties, etc.

My little Dumpling King

How do I count the ways this week? Old friends and the goodness of being “home” at our church in San Francisco A cozy, clean, comfortable temporary home My first trip back to the glory that is Trader Joe’s. (I’ve missed you in my life TJ’s!) Texts and invitations and play dates and no time [Read More...]

Septemberish Bookish Sweetness

image via Tamara Murphy at Pinterest

These past six weeks haven’t been my most productive times of reading. Too many nights spent emailing preschools and watching the Olympics and worrying about things I shouldn’t be worrying about. But I have been reading. And here are my ruminations… I’m still reading Kristin Lavransdattar. It’s a long one and I’m really loving it, but [Read More...]


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