hummingbird visits… and christmas… and mama… and LOVE…

It’s Christmas time again.  How did it come again so fast?  But not fast at all.  The days are long, but the years seem so short.  How does that work?  Do you get to figure all that out in the place where you are? Hummingbirds.  We’ve named you our hummingbird Grandma.  Because when we feel […]

Dear Ukraine, please take care of my baby girl…

It’s happy.  It’s sad.  It’s good and it’s bad.  It’s up.  It’s down.  For the child it’s amazingly wonderful and exciting and character defining.  For a mama.  Well.  My head tells me it’s all those great things.  My heart screams out that it just isn’t fair.  An LDS mission.  Two years for a boy.  18 […]

mama… and birthdays… and choosing joy

I suppose stuff like birthdays aren’t really a thing where you are now.  But here.  Here it’s still your birthday to those of us thinking about you and missing you and wishing you were with us.  So for old time’s sake, we are all wishing you a Happy Birthday today!  Daddy and the family are […]

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