Month: June 2011

The Spoon Theory

I had a pretty frustrating visit at the doctor last week. I’m naturally an optimistic person (my father insisted on it), but when it comes to doctors’ visits, the optimism doesn’t serve me well. Hope rises up in me each time that I go that something will click with the doctor during my visit that will help us find the…

Understanding Introverts

Most people who know me would classify me as an extrovert. As a general rule, I totally love fun with friends. However since God has a sense of humor and likes to teach us that the world isn’t all about us, He has blessed me with some wonderful introvert friends. It’s taken me a while to be able to embrace…

Enjoying the Flowers

Remember the other day that I mentioned how much I’ve been enjoying my flowers? Apparently I’m not the only one. Meet Baby Cluck. She’s our resident backyard chicken diva. One of my buddies raised her in her backyard and her oldest son totally babied this chicken. She loves to follow you around the yard, be carried, and tucked into her…

30 Days of Kid Crafts

A few weeks ago, Connie asked me if I had thought of doing some art since I’m not having a lot of success with words right now.  I have been thinking about the same thing lately, even though I’m not a real crafty kind of gal. I haven’t gotten any projects started yet, but I’m thinking that I might try…