Misc.

Brrr

I slept in a little today. 🙂 Actually, my alarm went off at 5:30 as usual but I just kind of lay there in the dark for a little bit, awake. When I finally shut off the snooze button, I was greeted with this lovely message. Yay for….clear conditions? Ha. I can’t really cheer for -18 degree wind chills. I…

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Life

Snow day

The boys had the pleasure of experiencing one of childhood’s greatest joys yesterday…..the SNOW DAY!!! I think anyone who lives in a cold weather/snowy climate will agree- there are few things more exciting than waking up to the news that SCHOOL IS CANCELLED!!! I have vivid memories of waking up as a child in my dark bedroom on a snowy,…

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Deep thoughts, Wisdom

Patience and the Parable of the Pear Tree

Yesterday was the winter solstice- the shortest day of the year. Here in Wisconsin, it’s kind of a pastime for people to complain about the short days in December. 🙂 My own husband said one evening about a month ago, “Ugh. Here we go…into my least favorite time of the year. I hate driving home from work in the dark.”…

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Weekends

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

FINALLY feels like Christmas!! After a week of weirdly warm, sunny weather, we got our first bigger snowfall last night (currently- still snowing!). I’m sorry, but it just does not feel like Christmastime to me when it’s sunny and warm! No offense to anyone living in a warm climate, but it just doesn’t work for me. In June, YES!!! December….no.…

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