Monday, April 14, 2014

A Few Random Stories

On a hot run this weekend I was pushing Ina up a steep hill, which topped out at a church that was hosting a fish fry.  There was a man outside advertising the fish fry and he looked at me and said, “Wow, honey, good for you.  There better be a special place in heaven for you."

I replied back, “I sure hope so!"

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It makes me very nervous when Ina says “UH-OH” with a concerned look on her face and I have no idea what happened. What do you know that I don’t, kid?

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This weekend I had my first taste of summer, and it tastes salty, mostly like sweat.  Although, it is cold today, so go figure.

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Ina helped me bake brownies last night.  

Good thing she was so cute, because when the brownies came out of the oven and Dan and I tasted them, we gave each other a funny look and I said, “well, they might taste good with ice cream?"

Then he said, “it is going to take a lot of ice cream."

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I made the mistake of checking my FB newsfeed at 2 am this morning while I woke up with during one of Ina’s 10 minute crying sessions and I read the horrible news about what happened yesterday just a few blocks away from where I work.  I couldn’t sleep wondering why there is so much hate?  I just don’t get it.  I sincerely pray that God can give the family members some type of peace and comfort and that we can continue to work to change the heart of the suspect.  

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A few pictures from yesterday: 

- Kale salad of my dreams - kale massaged with olive oil, lemon juice, and sea salt and topped with a jalapeƱo (mostly de-seeded and diced), crumbled feta, and grilled chicken.

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- Something is up with one or both of our dogs and they have decided to leave “presents” on the carpet for us, so we busted out the carpet shampooer yesterday.

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Of course, it didn’t work, so we have to take it apart first.

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Then Ina thought she needed to help.

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Such a stink.

- I put a few more things up on the gallery wall in ina’s room

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and also added the vinyl letters around her picture in the hallway.  (It says, such a big miracle in such a little girl.  She really is miracle.)

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- We spent the majority of yesterday watching the rain come down and listening to thunder.  During Ina’s nap, I sat on the back covered patio and read our small group study - The Purpose Driven Life, What on Earth arm I Here For?.

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Such a peaceful, fun, and productive day, which I hope prepared me for this busy week ahead.  Have a good one!

1 comment:

  1. Adorable little Ina apron makes bad brownies = worth it! ;-)

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