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    Family and Friends

    Our Sundays are usually very hectic in the morning, as we are getting ready for church and sailing out the door to make it to Sunday School on time. Growing up we always had a nice Sunday dinner after church, and it is something that, to me, just makes Sunday, well…, Sunday. 🙂 Last Sunday morning, was hectic, and I hurriedly stuffed salad items into a bag to bring to my parents for Sunday dinner. Mom must have had a hectic morning too, because when we got to church, I found out that she did not have a dinner cooking in the oven at home. Sooo, my Dad, very spontaneously,…

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    She was trying to lay down and keep as clean as possible, so she carefully laid out a hand towel with ever such care and proceeded to lay her head right on top, as if to say “I’m keeping clean!”. 🙂

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    Active is Better

    Yesterday was a “growth” day for little Kaylyn. By growth, I mean she seemed to want to talk more, run more, chase more, laugh more, …you get the idea. She was so busy playing with her cousin and babbling and moving constantly! Mom dressed her in a beautiful dress that was originally thought to be her “Easter dress”. But apparently mom informed me that she in fact has several really nice dresses that can work for Easter, so Sunday was Kaylyn’s “pre-Easter” trial to see that she wouldn’t totally destroy the beautiful attire she was adorned with. 🙂 I’d say she passed with flying colors! She is most definitely a girl!

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    Promise of Hope

    It’s March!  I love this month for so many reasons. (even though there is STILL snow on the ground) First of all this is my birthday month. So this month starts off with well wishes from friends and family. It is a great way to begin a month! Then it is also the promise of the arrival of spring. I love this season when everything is coming alive, the air smells invigorating and its promise of a warmer tomorrow. This has been such a cold winter that I am REALLY looking forward to spring and the summer that follows! I love all the seasons but spring is my favorite! I…