Just an ordinary family, with a few hiccups thrown in.

"Keep your eyes open, hold tight to your convictions, give it all you've got, be resolute, and love without stopping." 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 (MSG)


what i’m doing now :: 12.07.14

Currently I am: Reading: lots of emails that are cluttering up my inbox Listening to: the power lines behind my house hum because of the chill in the air Laughing at: nothing, today has not been a great day Swooning over: new 3 row SUV’s Doing: cleaning up my inbox and checking a few to dos off the list that… Read more →


what i’m doing now :: 11.19.14

Currently I am: Reading: NIV Once-a-Day Devotional for Women and Love Does by Bob Goff…yes….still Listening to: Young and Beautiful by Lana Del Ray Laughing at: how Jacey manages to turn every situation into a reason to homeschool…she is totally sold on the idea, I am halfway there Swooning over: the Samsung NX mini cameras Doing: home finances, texting my SIL and… Read more →


9 years of blogging goodness…errr, rambling

  Hard to believe I started blogging 9 years ago. This blog started as a way to keep family updated when we were overseas and has morphed into much more. Here’s to many more posts and MUCH more energy to actually finish them (there’s only oh, 22 posts sitting in draft form right now). Read more →


what i’m doing now :: 10.21.2014

Currently I am: Reading: Love Does by Bob Goff…still, I’ve only been trying to get through it for a year now Listening to: the hum of a fan and computers, practically complete silence Laughing at: the “south” jokes, last night at the pool Swooning over: sleep…it sounds so dreamy :) Planning: swim changes and Christmas Eating: my breakfast consisted of… Read more →


In Rewind :: CCS Summer Junior Olympics 2014

Back in July, we headed to Fresno, CA for the 2014 Central California Summer Junior Olympics, a 4 day long course championship meet. Jacey had a fantastic meet and here are a few snippets of each day.   Wednesday :: July 16 Travel day. The goal was to be out of the house by 0800…I don’t think we did too… Read more →