It all passes you by…

What passes you by? Time! Where does it go? one might ask. No one knows. One day you find out you are preganat and that 40 weeks or more seem to take forever. You are so eager to meet this little human. After they have a arrived you can hardly believe the pregnancy went so fast and hold onto the memories of what it felt like to carry this little one inside. Before you know it you preparing thing infant that was just born to go to school!! What hapen to those 5 plus years? People always told me “you blink and they are grown up” I didn’t believe it. Now I say the same thing to people. Where has the time gone? There are so many things I still want to do with my kids and so many things I feel I still need to teach them. There are places I want to go with them and things to show them. But where has the time gone? What have I done for all these years? Have I done enough? This idea of raising adults is a high pressure job you know. I couldn’t ask for a better job in the world. I just wish I would have had more time. More time to soak it all in. More time to capture all thoe giggles and those tears. More time for cuddles. More time for playing. Just more time.



I take this picture of my babies and realize first of all they are no longer babies and second of all I have 3 of the most amazing kids in the world!! They have turned out to be such amazing teenagers. I am so proud of who they have become.


Keller is in grade 10, A.J. is in grade 12 already and Leala is in grade 9. All my kids are in high school this year. I love that they are all in the same school together for one last year. As much as I would love more time, I have to make sure I enjoy and use the time I have been giving with these 3 amazing humans.



A little thankfulness

Cancer Care in our community  had this blanket made especially for my dad. The most amazing part is that the woman that made this particular blanket, she and her husband are very close friends of my parents. Makes it that much more special!  Thank Anne.

My son driving. I’m starting to like this a lot!

Family coming out to visit this summer. So wonderful!! Its been a rough year and we have so much to be thankful for. Some days its hard to find just one thing and some days there is so much a person doesn’t know where to start.


#summerfun, in ALABAMA

Thats right folks we left home on Monday around 6pm and arrived at my sisters at about 8.42pm on Tuesday.  It was a very long drive, but worth every minute. I can’t even tell you everything we did or everything we saw, but I can tell you that we had a wonderful time. I think this was the first time since Feb (when we found out dad was sick) that I have had no agenda and nothing planned. I was strange at first. I got used to the pool really quickly. The temperatures where in the low 40s basically the entire time we were there and the humidity was in the high 90s. I loved it!!!


The one thing I did learn about myself is that I can no longer do long drives like that. These old bones just don’t bounce back like they used too. I would do the trip again in a heartbeat but I would need two days to travel.