We love you, our dear Fairbank. Even when you cause our cars to crank. But when that sun is high, And we feast on Alaskan blueberry pie, Life is at it's best, and for this, we thank.
These are my daughter's sunflowers. I want you to pay attention to the flower on the tippy top. If you zoom in closer, only half of the flower has come into bloom. I have never liked the saying, bloom where you are planted. This saying just seems too bright and sunny for the reality of life. Please don't … Continue reading Half Bloom
The Land of Hippos and Mermaids was ruled by brothers, Klevick and Caabrel. Klevick was really smart and quite the tricky one. Caabrel was strong and stubborn. Together, they did a good job ruling the Land of Hippos and Mermaids. One day, Caabrel was walking through the forest in their land. He heard the strangest … Continue reading For Kyle and Caleb
Google defines adventure as 'an unusual and exciting, typically hazardous, experience or activity.' Funny, I never thought about an adventure being 'typical hazardous.' Unusual? Yes. Exciting? Yes. Hazardous... ummm no. I am wondering if I have ever been on an adventure according to Google. Some of the things I've done in my life that I … Continue reading Adventure
'He has called me by my name He will not leave me nor forsake me' It blows my mind that God knows my name, my thoughts, and even knowing that, God loves me. I often get stuck at the beginning, forgetting that God knows my name. I get stuck thinking that all there is, is … Continue reading World Manager
Do you think this frog feels safe? I've zoomed in as far as I can, and the frog appears to be dry. The rain is all around it, but the flower is protecting the frog from the wet rain. If you are following my blog, you know that I recently had to say goodbye to … Continue reading Protection
Sometimes nothing inspires me. 😒 Sometimes it's 10:30 pm, I've already taken my melatonin and then I remember I haven't written yet. 😱 There is no way that happened to me tonight. 😉 I'm coming to enjoy the peace of sitting in the dark, with my little phone typing away. It's a continual surprise what … Continue reading Ready. Set. Emoticon.
'Grace?! Grace died over 30 years ago?!' 'The blessing, they want you to say the blessing!' 'I pledge allegiance to the flag...' -National Lampoons Christmas Vacation I was once told that I am hard on myself. Okay, I have been told that a bunch of times. Well, today I'm gonna give myself some grace. It … Continue reading Grace
Darkness. Thick and black. Covers up the choices she shouldn't make. But, the choice is still made. Fleeting thrill. Then, sunrise. The light brings only shame. Darkness is good? This is scoffingly rejected. Darkness is positive? No, darkness is when the demons come. The dark air is filled with condemning voices, angry voices, feelings of … Continue reading Darkness as a positive
Once upon a time, there were twin girls named Jodi and Mindi. They were not identical twins. As a matter of fact they didn't even look like sisters. Jodi resembled to Inuit side of her family. She had dark hair, skin that tanned easily and she loved animals. Mindi was as fair as could be, … Continue reading Two girls and their dog