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“A portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy—Looking for any book that is Thomas-the-Train-related… any at all… in what is quite possibly his favorite place on… Continue reading

Hidden Heartache in a Changing Heart

/ / Hidden heartache has a way of latching itself onto the very atoms of your being, forever becoming a part of you. Sparked by all sorts of sensory impressions, it oozes out,… Continue reading

27/52

“A portrait {or two} of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” . .

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“A portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” . .

Gravity and The Worst Day of My Life – What I Remember Before I Forget

/ / grav•i•ty [grav-i-tee] 1. the force of attraction by which terrestrial bodies tend to fall toward the center of the earth. 2. heaviness or weight. 3. gravitation in general 4. acceleration of… Continue reading

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“A portrait {or three} of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy—Hanging out in the back yard with his neighbor/buddy. • • • I’ve got only one Izzy-ism…… Continue reading

Loss Upon Loss

/ / I have to preface that this is not complaint. It’s only what is on my heart… what I’m working through at this point in the road of loss I’ve been on. Things… Continue reading

24/52 and Six Months In

“A portrait {or four} of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy—In the kitchen, enjoying some time in his favorite “spinny” chair, whilst reading his Thomas the Train… Continue reading

23/52

“A portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy—Lounging on the office couch, looking at the Veggie Tales insert while he waits for the movie to start…… Continue reading

22/52 {I almost forgot this week’s… again.}

“A portrait {or two} of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy—Just being Izzy on the rock in our front yard. . . . . Let’s see. We’ve… Continue reading

21/52 {I almost forgot this week’s}

“A portrait {or five} of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy—Enjoying {and wearing} a GOOD breakfast… and doing so quite well, I might add. One bowl of… Continue reading

20/52

“A portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy—Napping in his new nap spot… on the couch in the office while I work. . . . .… Continue reading

19/52

“A portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy—Bringing me a dandelion flower at the park. . . . Here are some of our convos this past week…… Continue reading

This Day, That Other Day and a Few Things More on Motherhood

/ / This day… picked up from what I wrote about my Mother’s Day on my facebook timeline tonight… . . I thought it would be really difficult. And at one point it was…… Continue reading

Tulips for Mother’s Day Weekend

/ / Because of a weekend filled with lots of outdoor work and preparing for new flooring inside… and Mother’s Day excursions tomorrow… I’m simply picking up and pasting two posts that I… Continue reading

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“A portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy—hangin’ out in the office with Dada {who is laying across the couch} while he looks out the window to all… Continue reading

Getting There + Moody Magnolias

{This photo and verse were previously posted, but not together. I’ve since combined them, so I thought I would “re-post” it along with some other images and ramblings today.} . Have you ever thought about how dull… Continue reading

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      “A portrait {or three} of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy—lounging with Dada on the couch while they watch television in the office. . . .… Continue reading

Do You Not Perceive It?

/ / Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. Isaiah 43:19… Continue reading

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. . . . . .  “A portrait {or three} of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy—at the park near Grandma’s house. . . Since this seems to… Continue reading

Easter Day

/ / Since I can’t seem to write at all these days, I figure at least posting photos is better than posting nothing. Then I’ve still managed to document some sort of a visual record… Continue reading

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“A portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy—patiently waiting for a Hot Wheels video on YouTube to buffer so he can watch it. . . Lately,… Continue reading

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“A portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy: Pausing to grace me with his silly grin for a shot in the midst of playing balloon catch… one… Continue reading

On Trees and the Difference a Year Can Make / / What I Remember, Before I Forget

/ / I should be in bed right now, getting well-rested for the play date Izzy and I have in the morning with two of our favorite people. But I really wanted to… Continue reading

13/52

“A portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy: Freezing at the park… because we were fooled into thinking it was Spring-like outside when we saw the bright… Continue reading

Life Simplified

/ / I’m on a mission. Three months into the year, having just entered the fourth, it might seem strange for me to post about a goal of mine in 2014. But having given… Continue reading

Bring Me Up Again

/ / I was reminded of these verses from the Psalms by a friend today. It was so good to read the words in them, as they spoke so much to the struggle that… Continue reading

12/52

“A portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy: Chillaxin’ {More chair shots here. It was very difficult to choose just one out of the lot of them, so… Continue reading

Begin

/ / how i have waited for this day. happy spring. . {great song about new beginnings here… a favorite of mine since i was… well, young. totally dating myself saying that. and totally… Continue reading

11/52

“A portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy: My right-hand assistant in our office-makeover paint job. Clicking on the image for a larger view will better reveal… Continue reading

10/52

“A portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014.” / / Izzy: Hangin’ out on his changing pad, checking out the toys on his tall dresser that are usually out of… Continue reading