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June

Many awesome things happened this month. Highlights of the month are: -sand volleyball season -Indians games -dinner at the Mahon’s -my birthday dinner -whiskey island picnic & cornhole -when cleaning service happens -cluster group meeting -a new niece… the 1st one on the Morris side -a wedding -graduation parties Continue Reading

O Me O My O May

Wow. What a roller coaster ride this month has been. Ups and downs and in betweens. We had 2 funerals we attended. Andy’s paternal grandma and Aunt Nancy. We traveled to Illinois on the weekend of the 15th for Grandma’s. And then on the weekend of the 29th we traveled to Canada for Aunt Nancy’s.… Continue Reading

Relax

This week was all around an awesome week. On Wednesday Gabe & I met my mom at the Lodi Prime Outlet mall. From there we headed down to the Amish Country. It has been a long time coming. Gabe really enjoyed seeing the “horseeeees“. And then after we shopped the entire outlet mall at the… Continue Reading

Our very own support group

This evening we attended a cluster group for foster-adoptive parents. Sadly, we regret that it is the first time ever attending. We should’ve went a long time ago. It was such a tremendous help having people who share experiences with us to eat, talk, and discuss the “system”. We got to meet new people and… Continue Reading

Kid Swap

Tomorrow we get the Morris boys. A while ago we started our very own kid swap with Andy’s brother and SIL. It is always a joy to have Gabe’s little cousins over. And of course, he loves going over to their house when it is our turn. It is worked out so one week we… Continue Reading

Home Alone

It was a strange but nice reminiscing of life living on my own yesterday. Andy left for Columbus way early in the morning yesterday. Prior to that, on Wednesday night we left Gabe to stay over at the cousins house. We really appreciate having family around! Anyways, I worked all day Thursday and Friday and… Continue Reading

In honor of today…

FLORIDA COURT SETS ATHEIST HOLY DAY In Florida , an atheist created a case against the upcoming Easter and Passover Holy days. He hired an attorney to bring a discrimination case against Christians, Jews and observances of their holy days. The argument was that it was unfair that atheists had no such recognized days. The… Continue Reading

book

“Sarah: How a Hockey Mom Turned Alaska’s Political Establishment on Its Ear” by Kaylene Johnson– I read it in 2 days. – Very short, simple, and inspiring biography of Sarah Palin.– For those who hate that she ran as VP on the republican ticket… don’t get hung up on it as this book was written… Continue Reading

Ready for summer!

It has been ages… big surprise! It usually has been when I actually have a spare moment to blog. Snow is covering the ground and the temperatures have been in the negative numbers. brrrr and ouch! Gabe is growing up sooo fast. For a while now he has been using 3 word phrases. He is… Continue Reading

Where is summer?

It has been literally months since I’ve last posted on here. Summer officially ends and fall starts today. The entire month of July I was out of town at different places with Gabe and Andy joined me for part of the month. The first couple of weeks I was in North Carolina with my mom… Continue Reading