Thankful Tuesday after Thanksgiving

For a sweet, small Thanksgiving with friends. I love hosting parties with my husband. And I love having people in our home. I’m thankful that we already had relationships here in SF and that we didn’t have to be alone on such a big day. For plane tickets to see our families over Christmas. For [Read More...]

Some Spiritual Influences: A Thankful Tuesday Thanksgiving Post

There was Linda who spoke Jesus with her voice and with the way she stood beside us on the playground. How she whispered words of salvation and forgiveness and life. How she spoke a language saved for seven-year-olds. Then Alan and those years when he was always present, always aware. There were the conversations: The one [Read More...]

Thankful Tuesday: sun through the windows, afternoon snuggles, Korean Spa

I’m late getting this post written today because I had a Girls Night Out with my friend Anne last night. She introduced me to the amazingness of the Korean Spa and then we had Indian food. Not bad for a Monday night. I’m thankful for a night on the town with a friend. And for… [Read More...]

Thankful Tuesday: Adjustment and the Hope of Normal

Yes, these are the empty (Empty!) boxes in my hallway...

Today is election day in the US and I know a good blogger would have something really meaningful to say about that. But today, I’m going to have to send you elsewhere for your meaningful election posts, because I’m obsessed with the fact that we’re in our new apartment! I’m still operating without Internet so [Read More...]

Thankful Tuesday: Newness and Hope

After a day spent texting and checking on East coast friends and family, what a sweet thing to wake up and find all are safe. Also, the house we own (and rent out) in Philadelphia did not flood! (With its flooded past, that is a miracle, friends.) My sister-in-law Michelle’s facebook posts. Love that girl. [Read More...]

Thankful Tuesday: Preschool Bravery and Gut-Laughing

Yesterday was August’s first day at his new preschool. He was scared. And it is an afternoon program so he spent the morning mentally and emotionally terrified and I spent the morning trying to do everything in my power to take his mind off the severe anxiety. (I think he inherited his worried nature from [Read More...]


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