Monthly Archives: November 2011

Frost Art, Latte Love, and Holiday Studies

Our neighbors must laugh at the new crazy who just moved in.  This morning, I was out with my mega-camera, bending over our garbage and snapping the frost patterns on our rows of leaf bags.  Yes, indeed, Garbage Art!! Our latte bar served its youngest ever guest today! Asa Wells ordered a Peppermint Latte as she […]

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My Bloomin’ Cactus

So pleased with our Christmas cactus – December blooming beauty for $2.99!  Whoohoo!

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Thinking on Soul Care

The meaning of earthly existence is not, as we have grown used to thinking, in prosperity, but in the development of the soul. -SolzhenitsynPerhaps Republic Coffee, with its hip music and lived-in furniture,  was a strange place to be reading on Soul Care,  but it seemed to work for me today.  With my soup bowl of latte, I sank […]

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The Hanging of the Greens

Our initiation to the 2PC Annual Family Advent Evening (the Hanging of the Greens) should not go undocumented.  Although we had heard mild descriptions of this event (children’s choirs leading worship, family crafts, church decorating, live nativity), we were not fully prepared for the scope or level of organization involved in its execution.  When we […]

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Power Tools, Blast From the Past, and Feliz Navidad!

So thankful  our kids were willing to spend a few more hours in the yard today.  .  . Daniel cleared the gutters and they all bagged the leaves from the roof and the back beds before moving on to the front yard. . .You go, girl!!The crew worked hard to get the leaves bagged up before […]

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