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A Swingin’ Good Time

Tonight's post will have to be a short one, as it is being written on my phone due to lack of Internet at my hotel, also weddings are both marvelous and exhausting. They met swing dancing. He stood just over two feet taller than her, and her hands in his are made to look even… Continue reading A Swingin’ Good Time

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View from a Window Seat

My husband, when talking about his skydiving experience his sophomore year of college, had said: “The moment I jumped out of the plane, I was filled with peace.” Peace. Freakin peace. Are you kidding me? “Because,” he explained “You realize that your whole life, whether you lived or died, was totally out of your control.”… Continue reading View from a Window Seat

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Thankful Thursday 9/9-9/22

Early mornings at Pepper Place Market Local honey, looseleaf tea, and succulents in cement pots A tiny and jubilant Colombian Nun and her love for the poor Homemade blackberry mead (and the patience that comes with making it) Dinners with new friends Returning to Narnia once again Slumber parties and Fishbowl Quiet nights at home… Continue reading Thankful Thursday 9/9-9/22

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Thankful Thursday 8/5-8/17

Benjamin and I creating our little home that is very "us" The opportunity to serve the students at UAB, Samford, and Birmingham-Southern as Campus Minister of St Stepehen's the Martyr Catholic Chapel. The Little Prince and the catharsis after a good, well-deserved cry. Handwritten letters Phone calls with old friends Watching a lightening storm move… Continue reading Thankful Thursday 8/5-8/17

Bookishness

“The Mermaid and the Unicorn” Book Review

*This is a SPOILER FREE review! I met Elizabeth Amy Hajek in Virginia at the 2008 Fairy Tale Novel Gathering, a weekend for fans of Regina Doman's Fairy Tale Novels to meet her and meet one another. It was one of those experiences where you are introduced again to the magic that always exists just… Continue reading “The Mermaid and the Unicorn” Book Review