Fall Fun

Along with two of my friends and and their kids, Dylan and Lauryn and I went to the Corn Maze in Lubbock today. We skipped out on the main attraction – the actual Corn Maze. We didn’t think toddlers would appreciate what’s fun about wandering around lost in huge corn stalks. They did however have […]


Ittekimasu means “I’m leaving” in Japanese. (Well, it does if the web page I was looking at is giving accurate information. Hopefully I didn’t just post a vile Japanese cuss word.) And leaving for Japan is just what I’m doing 36 hours from now! In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, at 3:30am, I’m headed […]

Sushi and Smiles

Last night I met up with four friends from my hometown (crazy that we’ll all be 30 years old within a year!) and we had an incredible time catching up. My sentimental friend Lisa made us play “High/Low”, and we had to share our High Point and Low Point of the last year. I highly […]

Blessed with Friendship

Today after church (our last Sunday with our current church family! What an emotional morning!), three of my good friends came over and helped me pack. What a stinkin’ blessing! They were packing machines. We got my entire kitchen boxed up…every picture/mirror/decorative item got wrapped and boxed…both the kids rooms are packed and DONE. I […]


“Oh, that men would give thanks to the LORD for His goodness, And for His wonderful works to the children of men! For He satisfies the longing soul, And fills the hungry soul with goodness.” Psalm 107:8-9 I’m thankful: For my husband, who possibly has a true phobia regarding getting the stomach virus, but nevertheless […]