hello november…

hello november…

November was crispy and bright and wonderful outside. It was full of walks and talks and chilly evenings; card nights with the parents, yoga on chilly Saturday mornings, and dinners with friends. I love November. A purposeful time of giving Thanks and snuggling up with my favorite people. Ben and I spent lots of our […]

a year of pies… part 4

a year of pies… part 4

Whew! We made it team. 60 pies have been baked. The recipe book might be covered in dough and cherries and sticky sugar and milk splatters but my Year of Pies is done! And what a crazy adventure it has been. 60 pies in 9 months. Yeesh, that is a lot of pie! See below for […]

freshness and a deep joy.

freshness and a deep joy.

Exploring the rocks at Beluga Point, I snapped photos of two of my favorite people. Emma led the way for most of our adventure, climbing the brown rocks and looking for sharks in the gray ocean. Jennifer is her constant companion, laughing, smiling and enjoying along the way. We hopped along train tracks, watched the […]

cow-a-bunga!

cow-a-bunga!

Ben was blessed this past year with a draw cow moose hunt. We set out on opening day and the next day to find a cow. Ben put on some awesome stalks and we had a few great walks in the woods. The weather was amazing and we had such an amazing time. The moose […]

mom.

mom.

In case you didn’t know, I’m a big fan of my mom. She oozes resiliency and strength and a warmth that is filled of compassion and love. She has a wisdom that is deep. A joy that is infectious. And a laugh that warms my heart. She is and will always be my best friend, […]

soft and snuggly.

soft and snuggly.

She’s soft and snuggly and loving and good. A perfect companion to any adventure. She just wants to hang out with us and be in our presence. And whether we are gone for 10 hours or 10 minutes, she greets us with love, affection and sheer excitement. Just ready to spend time with us and have some […]

a beautiful soul.

a beautiful soul.

It had been a tough day and I rolled into the house feeling a little beaten down. She came running from around the corner and jumped in my arms. “I’ve missed you Aunt Kay Kay. I love you so much!” Healing words spoken from the purest, most beautiful heart. I squeezed her nice and tight […]

i belong to you.

i belong to you.

I laid in his strong arms about 1 week ago, crying, sobbing, doubting, begging, pleading, praying. And even though I was snotty, and wet, and puffy eyed, and broken-hearted, he held me still. He reminded me of Hope and love and courage and long-suffering. He reminded me of for better or worse, and sickness and […]