Oh Boy am I a grouch tonight. It is almost bedtime but I feel a need to write this down. Warning – this might not be too pretty to read, because I am about to share one of my most dreaded, and sometimes even hated weaknesses. B I R T H D A Y S… Read More One of my MANY Weaknesses . . . Birthdays!
This is the view from my back door each morning I drive E to seminary at 4:40 a.m. This is the view from my car, as I sit and study the scriptures for an hour, while I wait for E to finish his class. I get to look at one of God’s great temples on… Read More Finding the Joy. . .
Sorry I haven’t be around for a few days . . . I think I had the stomach flu. Yuck! But even Moms can get sick once in awhile. I really didn’t mind being sick because it is SO MUCH BETTER than what I have been dealing with the past 4 years. I don’t know… Read More Even Moms get Sick!
The thing I probably love most about Homeschooling is the opportunity to try new things. This morning Curly Cook woke up and had a strong desire come over her to give her friends a gift. She had spent the night before with them, having dinner at a pizza place nearby our home. She came home… Read More Trying New Things
This is Curly Cook’s (L) caterpillar “Nature”. She LOVES to catch things and keep them all for herself. She is especially excited, and blessed, when she finds caterpillars because they are not easy to find. Sadly, this one was freaky looking. It was an Elephant Hawk Moth caterpillar and it will grow to be a… Read More Experiments
Today didn’t exactly turn out anything like I had written it out to be. Instead of the same old, same old, Joy Boy and I had the opportunity to hop into the car (after I had a quick shower from going walking with my friends Lee and Barbara Harlin) and drive out to Escazu to… Read More Impromptu Mother & Son Date
It’s not Mother’s Day in Costa Rica. They celebrate it on August 15th. But I did get to enjoy Mother’s Day on Sunday. Before Paul left for Ward Council Meeting, he stopped and gave me a small, purple box that had a pink bow on top. I had thankfully, by accident, come upon it in… Read More Mother’s Day 2017
Oh how I wish I could have written more about our life the past 2 years and 4 months. SO MUCH HAS HAPPENED to our family. Why didn’t I let myself be more vulnerable and write about what was happening to us? Why didn’t I have the energy to push through the internet hiccups, the technology… Read More Our Family-sized Stroke!