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Blogs that Inspire me

  • "Beauty boomerangs from God into created beauty, then through the senses and soul of the image-bearer, and finally back to God [often through art] with pra...
    5 hours ago
  • I missed a number of days of posting a daily photo. Hopefully, I can resume and stay on track. Mississippi River seen from Natchez, Mississippi
    10 hours ago
  • *Here she is ..... my latest kitchen appliance!* *She is so sturdy and broad of girth* *that she looks like a giant in my small country kitchen.* *I finally...
    14 hours ago
  • You know you are in Wales when you start seeing signs in English and Welsh and of course the Welsh is listed first. We traveled from Ross-on-Wye to Hay-on ...
    15 hours ago
  • There was a call first, to see if this weekend would be a good time to come. The brother wanted to surprise the sister. They all wanted to see the wee baby. ...
    15 hours ago
  • It was noon time and we were hungry. We came to the small, quiet town of Villa Grove, CO, and stopped at the General Store and CafĂ©, for our lunch. Imm...
    19 hours ago
  • Enjoy these Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies, with a delicious yummy cream cheese drizzle on top, along with a sweet violin story. Enjoy! Our daughter is a...
    20 hours ago
  • A couple of weeks ago, during Tropical Storm Norbert south of us in Mexico, as we were walking the beach on Coronado Island there was something new I had n...
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  • August 2014 Two summers ago I purchased an Endless Summer blue hydrangea. When I bought it it had 4 blooms on it and last summer it grew about 5 blooms....
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  • In two more days the calendar will confirm the official start of the autumn season. That first nip of cooler air always turns my thoughts to *cozy kitchen...
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  • "Why," Mr. Wonderful asked, "do we see so many amazing sunsets here?" Which, of course, freed me up to point at the sky all day yesterday, saying, "look a...
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  •  tiny house giant journey  *Hi Friends!* *As you know I am away on a break, but ...
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  • This is a look back on some wonderful events from the summer of 2014, that I have not blogged about as yet, and a chance for you to possibly win a 16 x ...
    2 days ago
  • Most of the flowers I like are the cool tones - the blues, the pale pinks and dark purples. Come September, however, golden yellow appeals. Shadows deepe...
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  • I got to test three recipes for the forthcoming revised and updated Gather Round the Amish Table due out next summer from Herald Press. The first was Ruth’...
    2 days ago
  • It’s Blessing List day and I’m linking up with Susanne at Living To Tell The Story. I’ve been absent for a bit and I can only blame the summer weather! ;) ...
    3 days ago
  • I work in a very "Christian" school division and at a very "Christian" school. The other day I was counting up the number of Christians on our staff. We ha...
    4 days ago
  • *Welcome to A Year of Pie* First - please notice the tabs above. 'Making Crust' has everything you need to master the art of flaky pie crust. 'SL' is your...
    5 days ago
  • Who knew we had Hawaii-like beaches in British Columbia? We do! We packed up the camper and took a wee trip across the island to the west coast before sum...
    5 days ago
  • Saturday we crossed the boarder and found our way to the Hiram M. Chittenden Lock, which are nicknamed Ballard Locks. These locks provide the link betwee...
    6 days ago
  • It's amazing how the time flies by. Forty one years years ago...I was walking down the the aisle. A young bride and groom brimming full of anticipation o...
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  • Oh Jon you are a hoot! This photo makes me laugh!
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  • A couple of weekends ago Bernie had an itch to go spend the day out on a lake. I likewise had an itch to go take pictures somewhere near a lake. Our itches...
    2 weeks ago
  • The time has come – I knew it would – I planned for it, worked for it wept over it and had moments of deep regret. In the end the excitement of a fresh can...
    2 weeks ago
  • The lazy days of summer are coming to an end. The exhausting heat of summer has passed and have been replaced by perfect temperatures. Darkness is fallin...
    2 weeks ago
  • It's Friday morning, Sept. 5 and this is my view this morning as I drink my coffee. I'm drinking Starbucks *Thanksgiving Blend*, French pressed, thank...
    2 weeks ago
  • On Wednesday September 10th from 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm, we will be kicking off our Women’s Ministry year with a one-time event: ”Half the Bible in Half a Day”...
    2 weeks ago
  • Summer. You beast. You fair-weather friend. You bring your endless promises of lengthy goodness and shorter nights. You smile your bounty of good food and ...
    3 weeks ago
  • *If the first and lowest operation of pain shatters the illusion that all is well, the second shatters the illusion that what we have, whether good or ba...
    3 weeks ago
  • I spent some time recently with my granddaughters and their new Japanese student, Sumira. The girls were practising Japanese 'letters' although Japanese wr...
    3 weeks ago
  • Aletha By Debora Rorvig In June I bought a tomato plant to sit out on my patio for fifteen-dollars and ninety-five. A tall sturdy sort with a fine t...
    4 weeks ago
  • I love taking pictures and I happen to take a lot of them.  For those who know me, or those who follow me on social media, this statement would likely not ...
    4 weeks ago
  • there was an interesting monologue that my daughter spewed forth a few weeks ago. i wrote the whole thing down on a little blue post-it note and just now...
    2 months ago
  • *Long Summer Days* ~ handcrafted earrings made with antiqued copper and aqua Czech glass ~ Like my Facebook page and look for directions there on how to ...
    2 months ago
  • Oh newborns … I’m not sure I could ever get enough! So, getting to photograph (aka. cuddle, rock, hold, soothe, smell, enjoy) these precious brand new lit...
    3 months ago
  • *When Kristin was diagnosed with cancer on October 29, 2012, our family knew our lives would never be the same. In an instant, our world as we knew it no...
    4 months ago
  • I’ve been doing music videos for my son and this one, that we taped & edited today, seems perfect for a wintry January day when I would really like to be a...
    8 months ago
  • So, I’ve been told I should give you all an update. It’s been 3 years since my “liberation” treatment and I’m still feeling excellent. My last visit (I mea...
    1 year ago
  • Vancouver is a beautiful city - in the sunlight on warm spring days, it truly is intoxicating. I was drinking it up on the back of a Goldwing. Lighthou...
    1 year ago
  • Sometimes its just nice to get away! We went on alittle family trip last month to the beach. Just a couple of days to just be a family. We've had so much ...
    2 years ago
  • Sweet memories Caily- sky running around Lexi- dog ruffed at her and scared her - singing and playing piano with Darin, Blessed assurance and Jesus loves m...
    2 years ago
  • James 4:4 [image: God Touching the Earth]The story is told of Shah Abbis, a Persian Monarch who loved his people very much. To know and understand them ...
    3 years ago
  • Keeping others up-to-date with the details in our everyday lives has never been easier. We are in an over-load of information, from Facebook to Twitter... ...
    3 years ago
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    4 years ago