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Frosty

Frosty

We woke up to a picturesque landscape this morning. Everything was miraculously painted with beautiful frost. It looked like an Ansel Adams photograph outside, but it was that much more incredible, because it was real life. On the way to school, the kids and I talked about how it was like God, in the middle of the night, took a tiny paintbrush and painted everything with white frost. To look like feathers, my kindergirl added. So lovely. Also on the…

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Fall Nature Walk & Some Random Notes

Fall Nature Walk & Some Random Notes

It was a beautiful fall day on Sunday. So, we bundled up a bit and went on a fall nature walk. We live near a nature center, even though we’re very close to the city, too. Even though the weather has been weird, we have still been blessed with a bit of fall to enjoy … Hello, ducks! My favorite leaf, yellow with just a bit of red! So pretty! My son is feeling better, but he is still not…

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Spring into Summer Loveliness

Spring into Summer Loveliness

If every tiny flower wanted to be a rose, spring would lose its loveliness. ~St. Therese of Lisieux Our peonies are just starting to bloom! The dark pink ones opened up this week, and the light pink ones will follow any day now … They certainly aren’t tiny flowers, but their beauty and this quote seem to go together anyway. They are a favorite flower of mine, and my mom, too. She is here with us now, visiting for the…

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