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Category Archives: HAPPY WEEKEND

happy weekend.

This is such a great visual to remind me to breath. No weekend plans?  Need something for mother’s day?  Look no further than here.  Or maybe here. Once peaches are back in season, gotta try

happy weekend.

CHRISTMAS IS ALMOST HERE! Only slightly excited about this!  Having the boys be so excited about the little things – like snow! – makes me love celebrating this season even more.

happy week and a bit.

So, it’s here … the event we’ve been anticipating since we got home last year … Idaho, here we come! May you all have colorful summer weeks and I’ll be back soon to

happy weekend and some links.

‘The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost …’ Eleanor Roosevelt Although this week has been full of some fun stuff and uh-mazing weather (for up in Canada

happy weekend.

In the cookies of life, sisters are the chocolate chips. ~ Unknown pic pix: my sister (A-boo to the boys) helped with the boys’ halloween costumes last week. we are so blessed to

happy weekend, a green view & some links for you.

This week has been a crazy weather week for us … snow days already, you say?!  Yes, unfortunately so.  I’ve been keeping green pictures on my desktop to remind me how great the

happy weekend.

“We fill the hands and nurseries of our children with all manner of dolls, drums and horses, withdrawing their eyes from the plain face and sufficing objects of nature, the sun and moon, the

happy weekend.

“If you’re feeling blue, try painting yourself a different color.” – Hannah Cheatem, age 8pic pix: reflections off of my stair railings ouside, Feb.2014, at home

links & happy weekend.

Oh goodness.  Where has this week gone?  We seem to always do that to ourselves – before and after our vacations, we cram our weeks full.  If we always do it, you’d think we

happy weekend.

Palm Springs … wow, you’ve got some pretty ace weather, beautiful scenery, sweet rental places, and, you’ve highlighted some pretty cute moments of my boys (“hashtag”

happy weekend.

Joy does not simply happen to us.   We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day.  Henri J.M. Nouwen pic pix: my favorite birch patch, 13.Feb.2014, Fish Creek Provincial

happy weekend.

“There are times when we stop, we sit still.   We listen and breezes from a whole other world  begin to whisper.”  James Carroll pic pix: a summer shot at my desk,

happy weekend.

“What we hope ever to do with ease,  we must learn first to do with diligence.”  Samuel Johnson pic pix: juju – watching papa work, Oct.2013, Black Diamond, AB

happy weekend.

You’re here to be a light, bringing out the God-colors in the world…  Matthew 5:14 (the Message) pic pix: starry light, Kootenay Provincial Park, Sept.2013

happy weekend.

Rules for Self Discovery: 1. What we want most2. What we think about most3. How we use our money4. What we do with our leisure time5. The company we enjoy6. Who and what we admire7. What we laugh

happy weekend.

“In all your ways acknowledge Him [God], and He will keep your path straight.”  Psalm 3:6 pic pix: on a river walk, Calgary, AB, August.2013

happy weekend.

“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it from you.”  B.B. King pic pix: Judah taking in the sites at Butterfield Acres, Bearspaw, AB, July.2013

happy weekend.

“I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.”  Winston Churchill I love this little boy so much.  I feel more, hurt more, laugh more…all

happy weekend.

“Life is either a great adventure or nothing.”  Helen Keller. pic pix: pics from last year’s camping – Juju’s grown so much!, K-Country campsite, Jul, 2

happy weekend.

summer watermelon luvin’ from Sarah Nadine Arsenault on Vimeo. “It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.”  Amelia Barr pic pix: juju enjoying his watermelon slice,

happy weekend.

“Only where children gather is there any real chance of fun.” ~Mignon McLaughlin pic pix: this little lion man making us laugh today – he’s

happy weekend.

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” ~Dr. Seuss pic pix: oh the joy this little lion man brings, taken this morning, at

happy weekend.

“Each day provides it’s own gifts.” ~Marcus Aurelius pic pix: judah taking yet another moment to check himself out in the mirror, today at

thoughts. things.

Cold Break I took an unexpected hiatus from blogging this week because of a stinkin’ cold that is hanging on ever so slightly.  Thankfully, Judah nor Matt got it and I’m almost

happy weekend.

“A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.” ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow pic pix: Judah loves

happy {long} weekend.

“Some thoughts are so profound, so weighty, you just scratch your head.  It takes a very sophisticated person to scratch their feet at times like that…” ~Benson

hope you had a happy weekend.

We had such a busy week and it had been a while since we’ve seen our Rockies – that kind of combo called for a drive out to Elbow Falls today.  I’m so happy we had a

happy weekend.

“There are only two ways to live your life.   One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ~Albert Einstein pic pix: his life is a

happy weekend.

“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter…” ~E.E. Cummings pic pix: my laughing boy, 25.Jan.2013, at home

happy weekend.

“I have no special talent … I am only passionately curious.” ~Albert Einstein~ pic pix: one curious boy out for coffee w/mama, 12.Jan.2013, Calgary, AB

happy weekend.

“I have but one life to give to adventure…” ~Alexander Eliot pic pix: Judah latest adventure is ‘walking’ (love his “look-at-me” look!), 11.Jan.2013

‘simply’ have a happy weekend.

“I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.” ~ Laura Ingalls Wilder ~ pic pix: Juju having fun with the folded laundry,